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China and Intervention at the UN Security Council: Reconciling Status

Courtney J. Fung

Abstract

What explains China’s response to intervention at the UN Security Council? China and Intervention at the UN Security Council argues that status is an overlooked determinant in understanding its decisions, even in the apex cases that are shadowed by a public discourse calling for regime change in Sudan, Libya, and Syria. The book posits that China reconciles its status dilemma as it weighs decisions to intervene: seeking recognition from both its intervention peer groups of great powers and developing states. Understanding the impact and scope conditions of status answers why China has taken ce ... More

Keywords: Chinese foreign policy, intervention, status, great powers, Global South, regime change, UN Security Council, veto, Sudan, Libya, Syria

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780198842743
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198842743.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Courtney J. Fung, author
Assistant Professor of International Relations, The University of Hong Kong