Mark Beeson

Mark Beeson

University of Western Australia

Mark Beeson is professor of international politics at the University of Western Australia. He is the founding editor of the Critical Studies of the Asia-Pacific series published by Palgrave Macmillan.

Articles by Mark Beeson


Without America and Without a Plan

Thursday, February 8, 2018

What if the United States withdrew its strategic commitment to allies in the Indo-Pacific? Taking that hypothesis seriously, Hugh White's latest essay, "Without America: Australia in the New Asia," suggests that Australia does not have any other option than engaging China—and neither does the rest of Asia.


Exporting Chinese Governance: Challenges and Issues

Thursday, July 30, 2020

China’s model of governance is both powered and restricted by its apparent immunity to the attractions of democracy, and is a source of anxiety to friend and foe alike.