Political Developments in Contemporary China: A Guide - Guides to Economic and Political Developments in Asia (Hardback)Ian Jeffries (author)
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China's role in global events today cannot be overestimated.
This book provides a comprehensive and detailed overview of contemporary political developments in China. Key topics covered include: China's international relations with its neighbours and with the international community more widely; demographic developments; Taiwan; Macao and Hong Kong, Tibet, Uighurs; human rights, health issues (including bird flu); food contamination and defective goods; and a chronology of political developments, congresses and Central Committee sessions since May 2006; the earthquake of 12 May 2008 and the 2008 Olympic Games.
The book continues - and adds to - the overview of developments up to May 2006 which were covered in the author's China: A Guide to Economic and Political Developments (2006), and is the companion volume to Economic Developments in Contemporary China: A Guide (2010) - both published by Routledge.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 1052
Weight: 1701 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 61 mm
Praise for Ian Jeffries' China: A Guide to Economic and Political Developments (2006):
"This book is highly useful not only to casual China watchers [...] but also to researchers and academics [...] an engrossing guide." - Marc Lanteigne, International Affairs
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