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China’s Hegemonic Intentions and Trajectory: Will It Opt for Benevolent, Coercive, or Dutch‐style Hegemony?
Asia & the Pacific Policy Studies (2019)
  • Lukas K Danner
  • Félix E Martín
Abstract
This article analyses China's strategic intentions and how these may ultimately project its violent or peaceful hegemonic rise. It maintains that, although it is difficult to define accurately China's future hegemonic role and general systemic behaviour, a “Third Hegemonic Way” or Dutch‐style hegemony is highly instructive in this context and, thus, should be examined and added to the existing debate on China's peaceful or violent rise as either a benevolent or potentially coercive hegemon. We argue that the Dutch‐style hegemony may be the most viable way for China to proceed in its global hegemonic ascendancy in a future world order.
Keywords
  • China,
  • Benevolent hegemon,
  • Coercive hegemon,
  • Dutch-style hegemon,
  • Intentions,
  • Global governance,
  • Global leadership
Publication Date
April, 2019
DOI
10.1002/app5.273
Citation Information
Lukas K Danner and Félix E Martín. "China’s Hegemonic Intentions and Trajectory: Will It Opt for Benevolent, Coercive, or Dutch‐style Hegemony?" Asia & the Pacific Policy Studies (2019)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/dannerlu/70/