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3. Empirical Studies of “International Leadership with Chinese Characteristics” in Global Governance

Author: Peng Bo

Published in: China and Global Governance

Publisher: Springer International Publishing

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Abstract

This chapter discusses the layout of the empirical analysis of ‘International Leadership with Chinese Characteristics’ (ILCC). First of all, G20, BRICS, Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), and Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) are selected as four empirical cases due to their strong relevance to both China’s international leadership and global governance. Then, with respect to the operationalization of these four cases, role theory provides two empirical lenses—national role conception (NRC) and national role performance (NRP)—to explore and verify the manifestation of the ILCC. Accordingly, textual analysis and practice analysis are identified as two major empirical methods. Based on the above discussion of the selection and operationalization of cases, this chapter develops a four-step interpretative process for empirically analyzing the ILCC.
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Metadata
Title
Empirical Studies of “International Leadership with Chinese Characteristics” in Global Governance
Author
Peng Bo
Copyright Year
2021
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-70497-1_3

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