By Tim F. Liao,Kimie Hara,Krista Wiegand

Crossing disciplinary obstacles, this quantity bargains an extraordinary discussion board for a major research of the territorial dispute over the Diaoyu/Senkaku Islands among China and Japan. to appreciate the complexity of the dispute and to discover peaceable suggestions, we needs to succeed in past the confines of a unmarried self-discipline and point of view. the amount deconstructs conflicting views at the facets of the dispute. Territorial disputes usually develop into symbolic expressions of nationalistic rivalries, relatively as political claims for territories amplify and fiscal pageant for assets among nations intensifies. slicing during the political rhetoric on either side of the talk and bringing jointly a bunch of 8 students from the disciplines of historical past, diplomacy, legislations, political technology, and sociology, this e-book analyzes the correct heritage, foreign legislations, multilateral kinfolk, political agendas, and social and collective reminiscence, to make clear this hard dispute. Taken jointly, the chapters of the ebook suggest momentary, medium-term, and long term peaceable recommendations for going past the deadlock of the present territorial dispute.

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