The “Australian Survey of Social Attitudes”:http://assda224-100.anu.edu.au/nesstarlight/index.jsp has published a database of frequency tables for answers to their 2003 attitude survey on a variety of topics. The survey shows Australians to be (along with other tendencies) xenophobic about investment, apprehensive about foreign competiton for jobs and more than a little protectionist. But they are equally avid import consumers. I’m tempted to say: ‘no news there…’. WTO is influential, according to the survey. But not in a positive way, it seems. The rest of this post contains some pictures of the frequency tabulations (for which I did not find a copyright at the ASSDA site). I am endebted to “Andrew Norton”:http://www.badanalysis.com/catallaxy/archives/000165.html’s story on attitudes to same-sex parenting for the link to this intriguing resource.
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