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How are Foreign Policy Decisions Made in China?

Jakobson, Linda; Manuel, Ryan


The growing number of actors involved in China's international activities has led to fractured authority in foreign policy decision-making. Actors vie for the attention of senior officials to promote their interests on any specific issue. As a result, decision making is often a slow process; there are multiple channels of information, and actors appeal to public opinion to support their claims. Since 2012, Xi Jinping has taken charge of all foreign policy related decision-making bodies in what...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016
Type: Journal article
Source: Asia & The Pacific Policy Studies
DOI: 10.1002/app5.121
Access Rights: Open Access


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