By Barthélémy Courmont,Frédéric Lasserre,Éric Mottet

Combining functional and theoretical methods, this ebook addresses the political, criminal and fiscal implications of maritime disputes in East Asia.

The maritime disputes in East Asia have accelerated during the last few years, in parallel with the commercial development of the international locations within the quarter, the increase of nationalist hobbies, fears and infrequently fantasies in regards to the emergence of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) as an international strength, expanding army bills, in addition to speculations concerning the power assets in a number of disputed islands. those disputes, in spite of the fact that, will not be new and a few were the topic of competition and the reason for friction for many years, if now not centuries in a couple of situations. providing a strong research, this quantity explores disputes throughout the assorted lenses of political technological know-how, foreign legislation, historical past and geography, and introduces new methods specifically to the 4 very important disputes bearing on Dokdo/Takeshima, Senkaku/Diaoyu, Paracels and Spratlys. utilizing a comparative strategy, this e-book identifies transnational tendencies that happen within the assorted instances and, for that reason, on the local point, and goals to appreciate even if the resurgence of maritime disputes in East Asia can be studied on a case by way of case foundation, or can be analysed as a nearby phenomenon with universal characteristics.

This publication could be of curiosity to scholars of Asian Politics, Maritime safety, overseas safeguard, Geopolitics and diplomacy in general.

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