ISBN-10:
0415343194
ISBN-13:
2900415343199
Pub. Date:
12/24/2008
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Contemporary China - An Introduction / Edition 1

Contemporary China - An Introduction / Edition 1

by Michael Dillon
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ISBN-13: 2900415343199
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/24/2008
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 312
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Michael Dillon is a frequent commentator on Chinese affairs for the BBC and other broadcasters. He was formerly Director of the Centre for Contemporary Chinese Studies at the University of Durham, UK, where he taught Chinese and Chinese history. His previous publications include China: A Historical and Cultural Dictionary, China's Muslim Hui Community: Migration, Settlement and Sects and Xinjiang: China’s Muslim Far Northwest (all published by Routledge and RoutledgeCurzon).

Table of Contents

Part 1: Introduction 1. Land and People 2. China’s Past in the Present Part 2: The Economy 3. Economic Growth and the Changing Economy 4. Rural Economy 5. Urban and Industrial Economy 6. Banking, Finance and Foreign Trade 7. Tourism and Transport Part 3: Society 8. Rural and Urban Social Change 9. Education and Health 10. Law and Human Rights 11. Mass Media 12. Religion and Ethnic Minorities 13. Gender and Modernisation 14. Environment Part 4: Politics and International Relations 15. Government and Politics 16. Fourth Generation Leadership 17. Tibet 18. Xinjiang 19. Hong Kong 20. Taiwan 21. Western Development Programme 22. China and the World 1: Strategic Relationships 23. China and the World 2: New Neighbours to the West 24. China Rising and a "Harmonious Society"?

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