The Resource Living with the dragon: : how the American public views the rise of China, (ebook)

Living with the dragon: : how the American public views the rise of China, (ebook)

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Living with the dragon: : how the American public views the rise of China
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Living with the dragon:
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how the American public views the rise of China
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eng
Summary
It is widely believed that most Americans not only distrust but also despise China. Considering the country's violent political history, unprecedented economic rise, and growing military capabilities, China has become America's strongest market competitor and arguably the most challenging global threat to the United States. Nevertheless, a full consideration of American opinion proves the opposite to be true. Carefully analyzing all available polls and surveys, Benjamin I. Page and Tao Xie find most Americans favor peaceful engagement with China. The public view has been surprisingly coherent and consistent, changing only in response to major events and new information. While a majority of Americans are not happy that China's economy is projected to become as large as that of the United States, they are prepared to live with it. "Unfair" Chinese trade practices and their impact on American jobs and wages are a concern, along with the quality and safety of Chinese-made goods. However, Americans favor free trade with China, provided it is tempered with environmental and workplace protections. They also believe that the United States should "balance" Chinese power through alliances with neighboring countries, such as Japan. Yet they oppose military action to defend Taiwan. Page and Xie examine these opinions in relation to facts about China and in light of current U.S. debates on diplomacy and policy
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Midwest
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Page, Benjamin I
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327.51073
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Xie, Tao
  • hoopla digital
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Contemporary Asia in the world
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  • Public opinion
  • China
  • United States
  • China
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adult
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Living with the dragon: : how the American public views the rise of China, (ebook)
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multicolored
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1 online resource
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  • online
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780231525497
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11861012
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remote
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11861012
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MWT11861012
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Living with the dragon: : how the American public views the rise of China, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780231525497
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11861012
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11861012
System control number
MWT11861012
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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