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Senkaku/Diaoyu-dispyten : en retorisk analys kring suveränitet

Kjellman, Sebastian LU (2015) MRSK30 20131
Human Rights Studies
Abstract
The relationship between Japan and China has historically been problematic and, in many aspects, it still is. One contemporary issue where the two states cannot agree is the Senkaku/Diaoyu islands dispute. Both states claim sovereignty over the islands, and there seem to be no end to the dispute anytime soon. A possible escalation of the dispute could have a very negative impact on the whole East Asian region. Due to the complexity and topicality of the issue, deeper understanding of all aspects of the dispute is highly relevant. In this essay I will take a closer look on the two states argument for sovereignty over the islands. I will examine: how China’s and Japan’s arguments comply with certain rhetorical rules; and also how their... (More)
The relationship between Japan and China has historically been problematic and, in many aspects, it still is. One contemporary issue where the two states cannot agree is the Senkaku/Diaoyu islands dispute. Both states claim sovereignty over the islands, and there seem to be no end to the dispute anytime soon. A possible escalation of the dispute could have a very negative impact on the whole East Asian region. Due to the complexity and topicality of the issue, deeper understanding of all aspects of the dispute is highly relevant. In this essay I will take a closer look on the two states argument for sovereignty over the islands. I will examine: how China’s and Japan’s arguments comply with certain rhetorical rules; and also how their claimed grounds for sovereignty over the islands can be connected to different definitions of sovereignty. (Less)
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author
Kjellman, Sebastian LU
supervisor
organization
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MRSK30 20131
year
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M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
rhetorical analysis, island dispute, Japan-China relation, sovereignty, Senkaku/Diaoyu
language
Swedish
id
4933349
date added to LUP
2015-02-12 17:30:20
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2015-02-12 17:30:20
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  abstract     = {The relationship between Japan and China has historically been problematic and, in many aspects, it still is. One contemporary issue where the two states cannot agree is the Senkaku/Diaoyu islands dispute. Both states claim sovereignty over the islands, and there seem to be no end to the dispute anytime soon. A possible escalation of the dispute could have a very negative impact on the whole East Asian region. Due to the complexity and topicality of the issue, deeper understanding of all aspects of the dispute is highly relevant. In this essay I will take a closer look on the two states argument for sovereignty over the islands. I will examine: how China’s and Japan’s arguments comply with certain rhetorical rules; and also how their claimed grounds for sovereignty over the islands can be connected to different definitions of sovereignty.},
  author       = {Kjellman, Sebastian},
  keyword      = {rhetorical analysis,island dispute,Japan-China relation,sovereignty,Senkaku/Diaoyu},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Senkaku/Diaoyu-dispyten : en retorisk analys kring suveränitet},
  year         = {2015},
}