China as a cliché in the making of a modern nation
Westerners have long resorted to stereotypes when referring to China. It is seen as a treasure trove of ancient wisdom and stoicism, or a powerful force ready and waiting to ‘shake the world.’ These clichés colour many people’s understanding of the country. Foreign observers would do well to see Chinese society as a modern, dynamic nation, home to people who want the same things as their Western counterparts, writes GIS guest expert Vaughan Winterbottom.
CHINA is a modern, dynamic nation but one that is enveloped in cliche and stereotype. To understand how the West - to its detriment - perceives this country of some 1.4 billion people, it is important to recognise long-standing misco...
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