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Title: The political economy of a rising China in Southeast Asia : Malaysia’s response to the belt and road initiative
Authors: Liu, Hong
Lim, Guanie
Keywords: Social sciences::Political science
Issue Date: 2018
Source: Liu, H., & Lim, G. (2018). The political economy of a rising China in Southeast Asia : Malaysia’s response to the belt and road initiative. Journal of Contemporary China, 28(116), 216-231. doi:10.1080/10670564.2018.1511393
Project: MOE2016-T2-02-87
Journal: Journal of Contemporary China
Series/Report no.: Journal of Contemporary China
Abstract: Disputing research that depicts weak states getting overwhelmed by China’s financial might, this article argues that the political elites in a relatively weak and small state such as Malaysia are adept in engaging with a rising China to advance key projects, furthering their own agenda. In the case of Malaysia, the eventual outcome of this interaction is dependent on three key conditions: fulfilment of Malaysia’s longstanding pro-ethnic Malay policy, a mutual vision between the state and federal authorities, and advancement of geopolitical interests for both Malaysia and China. The article puts forward a typology illustrating various possible outcomes to examine the interconnections between key players at a time of Chinese ascendancy.
URI: https://hdl.handle.net/10356/82314
http://hdl.handle.net/10220/46634
ISSN: 1067-0564
DOI: 10.1080/10670564.2018.1511393
Schools: School of Social Sciences 
Rights: © 2018 The Author(s). Published by Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/), which permits non-commercial re-use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited, and is not altered, transformed, or built upon in any way.
Fulltext Permission: open
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