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Published in: Journal of Chinese Political Science 3/2022

04-05-2022 | Book Review

Etel Soligen, ed., Geopolitics, Supply Chains, and International Relations in East Asia

(New York: Cambridge University Press, 2021), 299p. $99.99 hardback; $34.99 paperback

Author: Ka Zeng

Published in: Journal of Chinese Political Science | Issue 3/2022

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Global supply chains (GSCs) have emerged as a salient feature of the global economy in the past decades. The rise of trade in intermediate, rather than final goods, along with heightened geopolitical and geo-economic tensions in East Asia, provide excellent opportunities for scholars to assess the implications of this phenomenon for interstate cooperation and conflict in the region. This volume tackles this question, emphasizing the importance of not only geopolitics, but also domestic political, economic, and social factors for shaping the region’s GSC relations. The findings highlight the drivers of evolving GSC structures, and the wide range of strategies that firms, industries, and governments have adopted to cope with exogenous shocks such as the United States (U.S.)-China trade war and the Covid-19 pandemic. …
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Title
Etel Soligen, ed., Geopolitics, Supply Chains, and International Relations in East Asia
(New York: Cambridge University Press, 2021), 299p. $99.99 hardback; $34.99 paperback
Author
Ka Zeng
Publication date
04-05-2022
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Published in
Journal of Chinese Political Science / Issue 3/2022
Print ISSN: 1080-6954
Electronic ISSN: 1874-6357
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/s11366-022-09801-7

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