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dc.contributor.authorManicom, Jamesen_US
dc.contributor.authorO'Neil, Andrewen_US
dc.date.accessioned2017-05-03T12:38:19Z
dc.date.available2017-05-03T12:38:19Z
dc.date.issued2010en_US
dc.date.modified2011-04-08T04:45:56Z
dc.identifier.issn09512748en_US
dc.identifier.doi10.1080/09512740903398322en_AU
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/38029
dc.description.abstractSince normalising diplomatic relations in 1972, successive Australian and Chinese governments have focused on deepening trade and investment links to such an extent that China now looms as one of the most critical countries on Australia's twenty-first century horizon. For their part, Chinese elites have welcomed closer ties with Australia and have been particularly keen to accelerate China's direct investment in the Australian mining and energy sectors. Since the early 2000s, a number of commentators have argued that Australia has been gradually drifting towards China's sphere of influence in the Asia-Pacific. This trend, they argue, has been reinforced following the election in 2007 of the Labor party government, which has terminated Australia's involvement in quadrilateral talks with the US, India, and Japan; stepped back from commitments to export uranium to China's long-standing rival, India; and intensified Australia's public criticism of Japanese whaling practices. Meanwhile, in 2008, Prime Minister Kevin Rudd made a point of paying a high profile visit to China during his first major overseas journey, but not matching it with a visit to Japan. Is Australia drifting towards China's strategic orbit in Asia? The article examines this question through the prism of three key indicators of realignment and concludes that, while there is some evidence of Australia accommodating Chinese strategic preferences in Asia, there is no indication that it is realigning itself strategically towards China and away from its long-standing ally, the US.en_US
dc.description.peerreviewedYesen_US
dc.description.publicationstatusYesen_AU
dc.languageEnglishen_US
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.publisherRoutledgeen_US
dc.publisher.placeUnited Kingdomen_US
dc.relation.ispartofstudentpublicationNen_AU
dc.relation.ispartofpagefrom23en_US
dc.relation.ispartofpageto44en_US
dc.relation.ispartofissue1en_US
dc.relation.ispartofjournalThe Pacific Reviewen_US
dc.relation.ispartofvolume23en_US
dc.rights.retentionYen_AU
dc.subject.fieldofresearchPolitical Science not elsewhere classifieden_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode160699en_US
dc.titleAccommodation, realignment, or business as usual? Australia’s response to a rising Chinaen_US
dc.typeJournal articleen_US
dc.type.descriptionC1 - Peer Reviewed (HERDC)en_US
dc.type.codeC - Journal Articlesen_US
gro.date.issued2010
gro.hasfulltextNo Full Text


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