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The world views of the US presidential election : 2008

Author: Matthias Maass; Palgrave Connect (Online service)
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The 2008 US presidential election was a 'global event.' Across the world, countries felt they had a major stake in this election. This study investigates the perception of the candidates, the issues, and the importance of the 2008 election from abroad. It does so by looking at selected countries in detail. What emerges are not only significant differences in perception, but also themes that were common to many  Read more...
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World views of the US presidential election.
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009
(DLC) 2009014842
(OCoLC)316829434
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Matthias Maass; Palgrave Connect (Online service)
ISBN: 9780230101951 023010195X 9780230618688 0230618685
OCLC Number: 608022075
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 268 pages)
Contents: Introduction : The US presidential election in 2008 : an introduction to a "global event" / Matthias Maass --
Mexico : between skepticism, hope, and disillusion / Thomas Cieslik --
The 2008 presidential election : the view from Venezuela / Lesley Martina Burns --
Brazil : between continuity and change / João Pontes Nogueira and Kai Michael Kenkel --
Admiration reborn : the British view of the US presidential election / Adam Quinn --
Oh la la : Obamania à la française / Ruchi Anand --
Russian perceptions of the 2008 US presidential election : a case for general optimism or "Russian" optimism? / Jeremy Dwyer and Peter Lentini --
Israeli views on the US presidential election : between perception and reality / Ronnie Olesker --
Palestine's view of the 2008 US presidential election / Mohammad Masad --
The UAE and the Gulf views of the US presidential election / Kenneth Christie --
The Iranian perspective on the US presidential election of 2008 / Grace Cheng --
How Pakistan viewed the US election campaign / Moonis Ahmar --
Support and apprehension : Chinese views on the US presidential election / Sukhee Han and Kai Jin --
Japan and the US presidential election of 2008 / Robert Dujarric --
Conclusion : A "global event" with global stakeholders : Obama's election and the "idea" of America / Matthias Maass.
Responsibility: edited by Matthias Maass.
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The 2008 US presidential election was a 'global event.' Across the world, countries felt they had a major stake in this election. This study investigates the perception of the candidates, the issues,  Read more...

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