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Asymmetrical Threat Perceptions in India-China Relations

Tien-sze Fang


The rise of China and India are undoubtedly a major feature of contemporary global politics. The relationship between the two rising Asian powers will not only exert a profound and far-reaching influence over Asian security, but is also seen as a decisive factor of reshaping international order. To provide a new perspective for understanding India–China relations, this book draws on evidence from interactions between China and India over the past few years to make an empirical case for the existence and impact of asymmetrical perceptions of threat between the two countries. The major issues of ... More

Keywords: China, India, China threat, threat perceptions, international security, nuclear issue, Tibet, border disputes, rising power

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780198095958
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198095958.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Tien-sze Fang, author
Assistant Professor, Center for General Education, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan