CHINA'S CONTRIBUTION TO THE NEW GLOBAL ARCHITECTURE, FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF ITS KEY-CONCEPTS OF EXTERNAL POLICY 1

Virginia Mădălina, Antonescu
2015 Annals of the Academy of Romanian Scientists Series on History and Archaeology   unpublished
The present article intends to open a multidimensional window to the international system, since the beginning of the 21 st century, beyond the limitation of a single paradigm, albeit it is realist. The complexity, dynamism and interdependencies among the various subsystems and global actors of today's world render it, in our opinion, difficult to analyse from the realist perspective (preferred by a part of the IR doctrine). We chose to bring into discussion concepts such as "the multipolar
more » ... "the multipolar world", "Connected daguo", "the Five Principles of Peaceful Coexistence", regarding certain key-concepts pertaining to the external policy of China, with roots in its ancient history, concepts which prove the extraordinary ability of China to combine two seemingly opposed visions (without being a player in the Westphalian world, governed by its rules, and in the globalized world, governed by other rules and forms of diplomacy).
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