Brexit's Challenge to Globalization and Implications for Asia: A Chinese Perspective

Author:Shucheng Wang
Pages:47-48
SUMMARY

Brexit represents a backlash against globalization and runs in parallel with Donald Trump's presidential election. Both of these signal the rise of the nation-state and the rejection of the neoliberal vision of globalization in which national sovereignty has been increasingly dissolved. The article argues that it also has fundamental implications for Asia. In particular, China as the world's... (see full summary)

 
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Brexit’s Challenge to Asia 47
X JEAIL 1 (2017)
Shucheng Wang
Brexit represents a backlash against globalization and runs in parallel with Donald
Trumps presidential election. Both of these signal the rise of the nation-state and
the rejection of the neoliberal vision of globalization in which national sovereignty
has been increasingly dissolved. The article argues that it also has fundamental
implications for Asia. In particular, China as the worlds second largest economy is
playing a bigger role in the region. Furthermore, with the rise of China, Asias global
order has become relatively fragile and multilayered in the sense that all big powers,
such as the US and Japan, have their relative positions in the region simultaneously.
In this regard, it would be more realistic for Asian countries to base their integration
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the changing order of the world.
Keywords
Brexit, Globalization, Asia, Rise of China, National Sovereignty
Professor/Visiting Fellow at the City University of Hong Kong School of Law; Chutian Scholar Professorship at
Zhongnan University of Economics and Law, China. LL.M. (Oxon), Diploma (Emory), Ph.D. (Renmin Univ.) ORCID:
http://orcid.org/0000-0001-6093-0574. The author may be contacted at: shucheng.wang@fulbrightmail.org / Address:
City University of Hong Kong School of Law, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon, Hong Kong.
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14330/jeail.2017.10.1.03
Brexit
s Challenge to
Globalization and
Implications for Asia:
A Chinese Perspective

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