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AdvisorWright, Steven
AuthorPark, Rebekah
Available date2017-06-22T07:58:26Z
Publication Date2017-01
URIORCID ID: http://orcid.org/0000-0001-8997-7106
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/10576/5602
AbstractEnergy is an important factor in international relations and recently the global energy paradigm has been seen to be shifting towards the East. In light of such change, a comparative assessment of the role of energy in Qatar’ East Asian foreign relations will be conducted by taking China, Japan and South Korea as case studies. The research aimed to assess each of the bilateral relationship in terms of their origin and development in the energy sector generating an interpretation of their growing interdependence, taking into consideration the various domestic, regional and international influencing factors. At this level, LNG development and trade was adopted to see the extent of energy cooperation. In general, energy cooperation played the leading role in the three relationships, but to different degrees. Furthermore, all three bilateral relationship pertain to the ‘complex interdependence approach’ that is supported by the use of institutionalism and soft power.
Languageen
SubjectComparative Analysis
SubjectEnergy relations
SubjectQatar-China
SubjectQatar Energy Policy
SubjectQatar-Japan
SubjectQatar-South Korea
SubjectEnergy [0791] - primary
TitleA comparative assessment of the role of energy in Qatar's East Asian foreign relations: case studies on China, Japan and South Korea
TypeMaster Thesis
DepartmentGulf Studies


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