China and Japan: 'Hot economics, cold politics'

June Teufel Dreyer

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According to integration theory, growing economic interdependence between China and Japan should have spilled over into more cordial political relations. The opposite occurred, as summarized in the phrase "hot economics, cold politics." Even as both sides acknowledge the value of cooperation for shared benefit, commercial and strategic rivalries have intensified, calling into question the validity of integration theory.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)326-341
Number of pages16
Issue number3
StatePublished - 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Sociology and Political Science


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