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Cracking the China ConundrumWhy Conventional Economic Wisdom is Often Wrong$
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Yukon Huang

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780190630034

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: July 2017

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780190630034.001.0001

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Differing Global and Regional Perceptions

Differing Global and Regional Perceptions

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Cracking the China Conundrum
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Yukon Huang

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190630034.003.0002

Deng Xiaoping’s death in 1997 marked the end of an era and provides the starting point for a discussion about public perceptions. Today’s China emerged from his reforms, which opened the country to the outside world. Views of outsiders have shifted markedly over the past several decades. The majority of Americans see China’s rise as a threat to their country’s global stature, but Europeans are less preoccupied with power politics. Both groups wrongly see China as the leading economic power contrary to the rest of the world which see the United States. Popular feelings toward China vary widely across and within regions; they are influenced by proximity and colored by history and ideology. This chapter discusses the geopolitical factors that shape these opinions in the West, among the BRICS, in the developing world, and among China’s neighbors, as well as China’s efforts to influence these opinions.

Keywords:   China’s rise, public perceptions, power politics, American and European views, regional views, geopolitics

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