U6 Superpowers – The case for China

3.2 Emerging Superpower Nations


Learning Objectives:

  • To what extent can China be considered to a Superpower?
  • What strategies are China employing to ensure it has the energy and

resources available to support its economic growth?

  • What factors may restrict China’s ability to emerge as a Superpower?

Under the 4 Pillars of Superpower status – your task is to evaluate the case for China.



Geographical Reach

Cultural Influence

You will each take one pillar and look at positive and negative aspects of that characteristic for China.