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Political developments in contemporary China, a guide, Ian Jeffries

Summary
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
Table Of Contents
Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 Demographic, historical and political background; 2 China and Taiwan; 3 The regaining of sovereignty over Hong Kong and Macao (and later developments); 4 Tibet; 5 Uighurs; 6 Human rights; 7 Health issues; 8 Developments, congresses and Central Committee sessions since May 2006; Postscript; Bibliography; Index
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Physical Description
1 online resource (1040 p.)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9780020385080

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