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Susan L Shirk

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Join the World Affairs Council of Orange County as they talk with Susan L Shirk about her latest book on Chinese politics and their rise to power.

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Susan L. Shirk is a Research Professor and Chair of the 21st Century China Center at the School of Global Policy and Strategy, UC San Diego. Shirk is the author of China: Fragile Superpower, and The Political Logic of Economic Reform in China. From 1997-2000, she served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State in the Bureau of East Asia and Pacific Affairs, with responsibility for China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Mongolia.

Event Date: 
Thursday, December 8, 2022 - 5:30pm
3350 Avenue of the Arts
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Overreach: How China Derailed Its Peaceful Rise Cover Image
ISBN: 9780190068516
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Published: Oxford University Press, USA - October 18th, 2022

For decades, China's rise to power was characterized by its reassurance that this rise would be peaceful. Then, as Susan L. Shirk, shows in this sobering, clear-eyed account of China today, something changed.