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Soft power has become a very popular concept in international affairs, appearing in government policy papers, academic discussions, and the popular media. In China, soft power has become one of the most frequently used phrases among political leaders, leading academics, and journalists. Defined against hard power, which often involves threat and coercion, soft power applie ...more
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Published May 14th 2014 by Lexington Books (first published July 1st 2009)
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Adrian
Although drawing heavily on the soft power concept introduced by Joseph Nye, Li Mingjiang takes us through a study of Chinese soft power, and quite a surprising study at that.
While one may predict that a Chinese academic may oversell the notions of China's soft power, in the form of it's cultural attractiveness, Li Mingjiang does no such thing, and instead gives a very conservative estimation of China's soft power.
Many, including this reader, have been predisposed to overestimate Chinese softpow
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