China in Africa: a maturing of the engagement?

SOURCE: Chinese and African perspectives on China in Africa
OUTPUT TYPE: Chapter in Monograph
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2010
TITLE AUTHOR(S): S.Naidu
SOURCE EDITOR(S): A.Harneit-Sievers, S.Marks, S.Naidu
KEYWORDS: AFRICA, CHINA, INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
DEPARTMENT: Democracy, Governance and Service Delivery (DGSD)
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 6814

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Abstract

This chapter focuses on whether China's African engagement is about stabilising itself. The possibility in its turn forces a more nuanced assessment of Beijing's behaviour which also engenders a maturing of the debate.