Pacific Focus

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Edited By: Euikon Kim

Impact Factor: 0.289

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 39/64 (Area Studies); 68/83 (International Relations)

Online ISSN: 1976-5118

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Turbulent East Asia: Issues and Problems

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Turbulent East Asia: Issues and Problems

About the journal

Pacific Focus' scope encompasses the wide range of research interests concerning the Asia-Pacific, including:

• security
• regionalism
• environment
• migration
• civil society
• multi-culturalism.

The journal does not represent a particular approach nor methodology. Instead, it seeks to foster diverse perspectives, embracing all conceptual, normative, and empirical research of major sub-areas of regional studies. Pacific Focus aims to stimulate and disseminate high quality research and scholarship of the Asia-Pacific region throughout the international academic community. The Journal also aims to provide policy makers in Asia-Pacific countries with in-depth analyses of current issues and policy alternatives.

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Pacific Focus special issue

Pacific Focus special issue on Chinese foreign policy: The quest for power, security, and status

As China’s political, military and economic power continues to grow, the study of the country’s quest for power, security and status becomes more vital. This special issue of Pacific Focus analyses China’s changing position in the geopolitical environment and considers the implications for potential future global interactions. You can read the issue online now:

Contemplating Chinese Foreign Policy: Approaches to the Use of Historical Analysis
Jean-Marc F. Blanchard and Kun-Chin Lin

Global Power Transitions and Their Implications for the 21st Century
Yi Feng

Understanding Multiple and Competing Roles: China's Roles in the International Order
Catherine Jones

Beyond Balancing? China's Quest For Security and Power in East Asia
Yves-Heng Lim

A Normalized Dragon: Constructing China's Security Identity
Chris Ogden

The Long Quest for an International Order with Chinese Characteristics: A Cultural Perspective on Modern China's Foreign Policies
Chris Connolly and Jörn-Carsten Gottwald

Rethinking Beijing's Geostrategic Sensibilities to Tibet and Xinjiang: Images and Interests
Jungmin Seo and Young Chul Cho