JCPS Editor's Special Symposium: Can America and China Escape the Thucydides Trap?

Journal of Chinese Political Science

Editor’s Special Symposium:

US- China Rivalry: Can America and China Escape the Thucydides Trap?


Free Access May 1 - June 30, 2020


This thematic-based symposium engages in the reflective and critical discourse on the most important and timing issue of the US-China confrontation escalated in the recent years, particularly the fight over coronavirus response between two sides amid COVID-19 global pandemic.

Competing for a Better Role Relation: International Relations, Sino-US Rivalry and Game of Weiqi

Chih-yu Shih & Chiung-chiu Huang

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11366-019-09638-7


The Spillover Effect of the Trade War between Adversarial Dyads: Evidence from the Sino-US Investment Relationship

Kelan (Lilly) Lu

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11366-018-9577-0


From Economic Cooperation to Strategic Competition: Understanding the US-China Trade Disputes through the Transformed Relations

Zhaohui Wang

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11366-020-09652-0


Did Thucydides Believe in Thucydides’ Trap? The History of the Peloponnesian War and Its Relevance to U.S.-China Relations

James Lee

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11366-019-09607-0


In the Shadow of the Thucydides Trap: International Relations Theory and the Prospects for Peace in U.S.-China Relations

Oriana Skylar Mastro

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11366-018-9581-4