March 4, 2020 Forthcoming
Reference - 190 Pages - 6 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138322714 - CAT# K392006
This book is a comprehensive political study of the South China Sea (SCS) disputes. With over US $5 trillion worth of trade passing through it every year and a history of military flashpoints, the SCS is invariably a hotbed of great power rivalry.
Drawing on extensive fieldwork and interviews with experts and those directly involved with the disputes, this book will be indispensable to students and researchers of maritime studies, security studies, politics and international relations, geopolitics, and Asian studies.
Introduction 1. A General Overview of the Disputes 2. China’s Claim and Activities 3. Other Claimant States and ASEAN’s Challenges 4. The July 2016 Arbitral Tribunal Award 5. The Role of United States and Others Conclusions