Navigating Uncertainty in the South China Sea Disputes: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

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Navigating Uncertainty in the South China Sea Disputes: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

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Zhiqun Zhu, Romi Jain, David Rosenberg, Christopher B Primiano, Barry Balleck, Daniel Katz

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Book authored and edited by Georgia Southern faculty member Prof. Nalanda Roy.

This collaborative and edited volume explores the geopolitical and geostrategic significance of the South China Sea disputes. Experts from interdisciplinary fields and knowledge analyze the South China Sea's historical and contemporary strategic significance alongside the dynamics of evolving political powers in Asia. Overall, Navigating Uncertainty in the South China Sea Disputes explains why this issue resonates on a global scale and where it will move from here.

This book explores a complex conflict challenging democracy, patriotism, resources, power, and the nature of Asia's future identity. With the increasing demand for natural resources in the region, it is becoming difficult to maintain a balanced and humanistic approach on the global stage. Navigating Uncertainty in the South China Sea Disputes will answer two key questions: first, why the South China Sea is of vital importance to Asia-Pacific nations; second, cover the interests of external powers and explain what international laws apply to the South China Sea, detailing rules that all parties should follow. By focusing attention on these issues, we hope to encourage scholars to expand the range of texts and genres they are willing to explore in search of nuanced ideas and debates.

Publication Date

11-2020

ISBN for this edition (13-digit)

978-1-78634-928-6

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