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Author Datta, Monti Narayan, author.

Title Anti-Americanism and the rise of world opinion consequences for the US national interest / Monti Narayan Datta, University of Richmond, Virginia
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (264 pages)
Contents Cover; Half title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Figures; Tables; Preface; Why study the consequences of anti-Americanism?; Acknowledgements; 1 Anti-Americanism and the rise of world opinion; Loving and hating the United States of America; The central argument; Understanding anti-Americanism; Defining anti-Americanism; Measuring anti-Americanism; The sources of anti-Americanism; Some dislike the United States for what it does; Others dislike the United States for what it is; Polyvalent sources of anti-Americanism; The consequences of anti-Americanism
Empirical analysisTravel to the United States; Tourism to the United States; Trends in tourist arrivals.; Empirical analysis.; Studying abroad in the United States; Empirical analysis; Beyond the numbers; Diplomats; The Coca-Cola Company; To summarize; 5 Bush'swar; Anti-Americanism and the war in Iraq; The costs of unilateralism; Predicting coalition support; Western Europe: a case study; Favorable opinion toward the United States and coalition support; ""Pro- and anti-Bushism""and coalition support; Empirical analysis; Three types of coalition support; Methods; The Coalition of the Willing
Political entrepreneurs who benefit from anti-AmericanismConsequences for the US national interest; Consequences for US soft power; Consequences for US hard power; The decline of BrandAmerica. -- Support for US-led wars abroad.; The analytic framework; Method of inquiry; Statistical analysis; Interviews; Outline of this book; To summarize; 2 A neoliberal theory of soft balancing; The world rallies against America; The power of public opinion; Public opinion in the United States; Public opinion around the globe; Democracies outside the United States; Voices from the Middle East
Political explanationsTo summarize; 3 The decline of America'ssoft power in the United Nations; Anti-Americanism and the United Nations; Measuring voting alignment; Measuring anti-Americanism; Trends in favorable opinion and voting alignment; Alternative explanations; Methods; Empirical analysis; Lobbied votes; All plenary session votes; Beyond the numbers; To summarize; 4 Global consumption of Brand America; Anti-Americanism and Brand America; Evaluating current research; Empirical analysis; Coca-Cola; Trends in Coca-Cola sales; Empirical analysis; Starbucks; Trends in Starbucks growth
Public opinion in other authoritarian regimesInterviews with diplomats and officials; A neoliberal theory of soft balancing; Prelude to the war in Iraq; Global disapproval of the United States; Soft balancing; Soft balancing: a critique; A neoliberal theory of soft balancing: a critique; Testing a neoliberal theory of soft balancing; The decline of America'ssoft power; Does the United Nations matter?; The decline of Brand America; The decline of support for US-led coalitions; Competing explanations; Alliances; USAID; A clash of civilizations; Demographic/economic explanations
Summary Asks whether anti-Americanism has a significant impact on the American national interest
Notes Troop contributions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject Anti-Americanism.
Diplomatic relations.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Government -- International.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- International Relations -- General.
Public opinion.
United States -- Foreign public opinion.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 21st century.
United States.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1107032326