Chengxin Pan

Chengxin Pan

Dr Chengxin Pan is Associate Professor of International Relations at Deakin University and a co-editor of the Global Political Sociology series (Palgrave Macmillan). He is the author of Knowledge, Desire and Power in Global Politics: Western Representations of China’s Rise (2012) and co-editor (with David Walker) Australia and China: Challenges and Ideas in Cross-cultural Engagement (2015). He recently co-edited (with Emilian Kavalski) a Special Issue on ‘Theorizing China’s Rise in and beyond International Relations’, International Relations of the Asia–Pacific 18(3), 2018.

Chengxin Pan reviews 'How to Defend Australia' by Hugh White

September 2019, no. 414 15 September 2019
Chengxin Pan reviews 'How to Defend Australia' by Hugh White
Barely a decade ago, Australia was in the middle of much excitement about the Asian Century. Today, those heady days seem a distant memory. A growing number of pundits see the north as troubled by dangerous flashpoints and great power rivalries. On top of that is an America apparently in strategic retreat from the region, further aggravating Canberra’s long-held fear of abandonment by its great ... (read more)