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Over thirty-five years ago, Greenhaven Press began publishing the Opposing Viewpoints series to help students gain an awareness of current issues and develop critical thinking skills. The Introducing Issues with Opposing Viewpoints series continues that tradition, presenting a wealth of information on contemporary issues in a colorful, easy-to-read format. In addition to pro/con articles, each Introducing Issues with Opposing Viewpoints volume includes appealing features designed to help students understand the ...

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Overview

Over thirty-five years ago, Greenhaven Press began publishing the Opposing Viewpoints series to help students gain an awareness of current issues and develop critical thinking skills. The Introducing Issues with Opposing Viewpoints series continues that tradition, presenting a wealth of information on contemporary issues in a colorful, easy-to-read format. In addition to pro/con articles, each Introducing Issues with Opposing Viewpoints volume includes appealing features designed to help students understand the complexities of current issues:

Full-color photographs, charts, graphs, and cartoons supplement the text

Sidebars present easy-to-understand statistics

Engaging fact boxes provide at-a-glance information

Questions that focus on vocabulary aid reading comprehension

Glossary, annotated bibliography, Web sites, and organizations to contact supplement student research

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Table of Contents

Foreword 5

Introduction 7

Chapter 1 What Are the Most Serious Problems Facing China?

1 China Faces Serious Environmental Problems Elizabeth C. Economy 11

2 China Is Taking Steps to Solve Its Environmental Problems Yingling Liu 19

3 China Is Facing an Energy Crisis Peter Aldhous 26

4 China Is Taking Steps to Thwart an Energy Crisis Steve Howard Changhua Wu 31

5 China Is Facing a Population Crisis Rachel Nowak 38

6 China Is Facing an AIDS Crisis Xiaoqing Lu Bates Gill 45

Chapter 2 What Is the Status of Human Rights and Democracy in China?

1 China Is Becoming More Democratic Philip I. Levy Evan Sparks 53

2 China Is Not Necessarily Becoming More Democratic James Mann 59

3 Censorship Is a Serious Problem in China Paul Wiseman 66

4 China Is Loosening Its Grip on the Media Ellen Lee 74

Chapter 3 Does China Pose an International Threat?

1 China Is Poised to Become the Next Superpower Doug J. Bandow 81

2 China Is Not Poised to Become the Next Superpower John Pomfret 89

3 China's Economic Growth Threatens American Workers Robert E. Scott 96

4 China's Economic Growth Presents Opportunity for American Workers James Fallows 103

5 China Poses a Military Threat to the United States John J. Tkacik Jr. 111

6 China Does Not Pose a Military Threat to the United States Henry Rosemont Jr. 118

Facts About China 125

Organizations to Contact 130

For Further Reading 136

Index 141

Picture Credits 148

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