Same Bed, Different Dreams: Managing U.S.- China Relations, 1989-2000 / Edition 1

Same Bed, Different Dreams: Managing U.S.- China Relations, 1989-2000 / Edition 1

by David M. Lampton
     
 

ISBN-10: 0520234626

ISBN-13: 9780520234628

Pub. Date: 05/31/2002

Publisher: University of California Press

The title of this unique insider's look at a crucial decade of Sino-American interchange derives from a Chinese expression that describes a relationship of two people whose lives are intimately intertwined but who do not fundamentally communicate with each other. Lampton's fascinating account shows how the processes of globalization, along with the development of…  See more details below

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The title of this unique insider's look at a crucial decade of Sino-American interchange derives from a Chinese expression that describes a relationship of two people whose lives are intimately intertwined but who do not fundamentally communicate with each other. Lampton's fascinating account shows how the processes of globalization, along with the development of international regimes and multilateral organizations, have brought America and China increasingly close in the global bed. At the same time, their respective national institutions, interests, popular perceptions, and the very characters of their two peoples, assure that the nations continue to have substantially different dreams.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520234628
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
05/31/2002
Series:
Philip E. Lilienthal Book in Asian Studi
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
510
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.13(d)

Table of Contents

Prefaceix
Introduction: The Big Picture1
Part I.The Flow of Events
1.Turning Points: 1989-200015
2.Security Issues64
3.Economics and Human Rights111
Part II.The Global Level
4.Global Institutions and Economic Flows159
5.The Dilemma of Third Parties204
Part III.The State and Civil Society Level
6.The Stories We Tell Ourselves: National Myths and the Mass Media249
7.The Seamless Web: Domestic Politics and Foreign Relations279
Part IV.The Individual Level
8.People Count313
9.Of Ends and Means: Conclusions356
Appendix of Tables379
Notes387
Suggestions for Further Reading451
Index463

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