This book is one of a series of publications released by the Academy of Political Science on timely subjects of special importance in the fields of public and international affairs. China's Great Leap Outward: Hard and Soft Dimensions of a Rising Power brings together essays with material that explores China's economic and military expansion in the Asia-Pacific region, as well as the core principles and motivations that guide China's growing influence in Latin America and Africa. It will enlighten the ongoing debate over the future direction of Chinese foreign policy, both economic and military.

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