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  Politics of the People's Republic of China - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The PRC is an oligarchy in which political power and advancement depends on gaining and retaining the support of an informal body of people numbering one to two thousand who constitute the leadership of these organs.
That effort at separating party and state functions at the central government level was abandoned in the 1990s with the result that the political leadership within the state are also the leaders of the party, thereby creating a single centralized locus of power.
Citizens of the People's Republic of China, according to law, are not permitted to hold dual nationalities, as the nation is a unitary state.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Politics_of_China   (2835 words)

 China - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
China is the world's oldest continuous civilization, with a history characterized by repeated divisions and reunifications amid alternating periods of peace and war, and violent dynastic change.
In 1912, after a prolonged period of decline, the institution of the Emperor of China disappeared and the Republic of China was established.
China is also traditionally thought of as comprising North China (北方) and South China (南方), the geographic boundary between which north and south is largely generalized as Huai River (淮河) and Qinling Mountains (秦岭).
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /china.htm   (3426 words)

 Politics in the P.R China since 1949
China at that time was forced by the very survivor of its four hundred million people to find a new framework of government.
China had about four hundred million populations at that time, who were separated into a very vast countryside.
This moving population is one of two crucial problems that contemporary China is facing, the rise of unemployment rate and decline of government legitimacy.
www.empereur.com /DOC/Politics_in_the_People_CH.html   (3161 words)

 Politics of China - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
See also: Politics of Taiwan, Politics of Hong Kong and Politics of Macau.
These parties all formally accept the leadership of the Communist Party of China and their activities are directed by the of the Chinese communist party.
Before market reforms, many of these were workers, soldiers, and prisoners assigned compulsorily to settle in those regions, carried out by organizations like the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps; and professionals have also been enticed with financial incentives.
www.northmiami.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Politics_of_China   (2802 words)

 Alexander's Gas & Oil Connections - Energy politics and China's future
China imported 100 mm tons of crude oil in 2003, an increase of 20 mm tons over the previous year.
China's pipeline option from Central Asia has been showing progress, and this might be the priority in Beijing's energy-security planning in the coming years.
The statistics currently used by China show that the volume of the country's oil resources is 106.9 bn tons, and natural gas 53 tcm.
www.gasandoil.com /goc/news/nts41232.htm   (1053 words)

 Hamilton College - Academics - Government
Focuses on the Soviet legacy, the reforms of the Gorbachev and Yeltsin eras, the disintegration of the Union and the rise of Putin.
Examination of the political thought of the Enlightenment, the early modern period roughly from the English Revolution to the French Revolution (1640-1800).
Topics include political socialization, communication, media coverage, public opinion and voting behavior; women's movements for rights and mobilization around issues like the environment; women as public leaders; gender and electoral politics; symbolic gender politics and issues such as education and welfare reform.
www.hamilton.edu /academics/courses.html?dept=Government   (3168 words)

 POLITICS: China, Japan, U.S. in New Security Quagmire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Despite sporadic flare-ups between Beijing and Washington, U.S.-China political relations are free of the historical load of hatred and mistrust that plagues bilateral ties between China and Japan.
Taiwan broke away from China after the communist victory in 1949 and is now ruled by a democratically elected government.
China, Japan and Taiwan all lay territorial claims to the islands that geologists say may be rich in natural oil and gas.
www.ipsnews.net /africa/interna.asp?idnews=27567   (1176 words)

 talk.politics.tibet: FAQ [1/1]
With a unified China, the Yuan Dynasty contributed greatly to the political, economic and cultural development of the nation's various nationalities -- in strict contrast to the feuding that had gone on since the late years of the Tang Dynasty (618-907).
To argue that the Mongolians' campaign to unify China was fundamentally the imposition of rule by a foreign power is wrong because it misses the basic point of Chinese history that China is a multi-national country.
China's fourth population census in 1990 put the Chinese population (including a small number of Mongols) in the Tibetan provinces of Kham and Amdo at 4,927,369.
www.faqs.org /faqs/tibet-faq   (5988 words)

 CHINA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
China Faces the New Industrial Revolution China science policy paper 'China Faces the New Industrial Revolution: Achievement and Uncertainty in the Search for Research and Innovation Strategies' by Richard P. Suttmeier, Professor of Political Science, University of Oregon, and Cong Cao, Research Associate, Center for Asian and Pacific Studies, University of Oregon.
China and the United States: from hostility to engagement "[C]ritical documentation on key aspects of the U.S.-Chinese relationship, with a focus on the years 1969 to the present."
China Research and Resource Centre "Universities Service Centre, which located in the Chinese University of Hong Kong, is a world famous China Research and Resource centre.
link.lanic.utexas.edu /asnic/countries/china   (1509 words)

 Amazon.ca: Books: Governance and Politics of China: Second Edition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The anomaly of China is that it is a "successful" Communist state: entrepreneurs in the Hong Kong region are applying to join the Communist party.
The misery of political "science" is the way in which it assumes thet men are easily understood and led if only we could get them to understand that we are post-ideological and therefore led by the desire for wealth alone.
China presents to the thoughtful a fascinating ethnic topos, in which the Han could reconcile themselves in 1644 to Manchu takeover but could never have done so had the Russians under Peter the Great gotten themselves a bit more organized, and invaded China in the same era.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/1403921857   (1113 words)

 POLITICS: China Soothes US Concerns
U.S. politicians and business leaders are blaming China for a host of ills, including the deteriorating trade deficit, the declining textiles industry, and growing joblessness in parts of the country.
China sees the new U.S. initiative as conducive to both U.S. and Chinese interests as it would allow for plans to build power plants, without being inhibited by Kyoto's boundaries.
Politically, Beijing counts on getting credit in Washington, for using its influence with the reclusive regime of North Korea, to resume the six-party nuclear talks and for efforts in the hunt for al-Qaeda terrorists through its partners in Central Asia.
www.ipsnews.net /news.asp?idnews=30237   (955 words)

 China Politics and Government at Sinomania!
China is governed under a constitution that is a living document, subject to frequent revision as China's leaders continue to redefine China in a process that began over a century ago and picked up speed after the last Qing Emperor abdicated in 1911 and the Qing Dynasty collapsed.
China's political structure is often referred to as an authoritative one-party state by Western governments and, in particular, popular media.
In fact, China has one of the highest ratios of women legislators of any country in the world.
www.sinomania.com /CHINAPOLITICS   (530 words)

 Politics of China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
By examining Chinese politics, students explore the assumptions and concepts they use to define political activities and political culture.
Political ideology represents a mixing of Chineseness, Socialist theory and Economic development goals.
China is a society in the throws of rapid change.
www.csub.edu /~kbragg/poly308.htm   (542 words)

 China, an Inner Realm
The ancient Chinese thought of their country as both the geographical center of the world and the only cultured civilization.
The name China was given to the country by foreigners.
China, an Inner Realm is where one can explore fascinating facts pertaining to the land, culture, and language of the vast and diverse nation.
library.thinkquest.org /20443/g_home.html   (83 words)

 Politics of persecution - China's fear   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
They are haunted by the specter of a Soviet-style breakup of China.
China's leaders see Tibet as a region struggling to break free.
political agenda or appear to be a possible channel for unrest or
www.tibet.ca /en/wtnarchive/2000/2/6_1.html   (803 words)

 POL2 208 Politics of China
Politics in Tibet, the Muslim areas of China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan will also be considered as time allows.
Although the focus of the course is on China's domestic politics, close attention will be paid to the influence of international factors on China's development and part the last sessions of the course will look at China's role in the world.
For other suggested sources for news about China, see China Politics Links, which is accessible via the course conference on FirstClass and the instructor's homepage.
www.wellesley.edu /Polisci/wj/China/208F04.html   (1286 words)

 CHINA BOOKS: *Politics & Public Policy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
China's foreign policy is calibrated to defend its territorial integrity against antagonists who are numerous, near, and strong.
Elizabeth Wishnick, noted expert on the Russia and China, analyses the efforts of Soviet leaders simultaneously to maintain their supremacy in the international communist movement, defend their borders from a perceived China threat, and insure the compliance of regional authorities in enforcing China policy.
Although a consensus in favor of containing China prevailed within the Moscow policy community throughout the 1970s, by the early 1980s debates emerged between members of the 'containment coalition' and their reform-minded colleagues who argued for greater trade and other contacts with the Chinese.
www.chinabooks.com.au /generalcatalogue/politics_4.htm   (3181 words)

 China Deconstructs : Politics, Trade and Regionalism
China has experienced the world's fastest economic growth for over a decade.
Yet, at the moment when China looks set to regain its former power, serious questions have to be asked about the continuing integrity of China.
The challenges posed by economic reform, succession politics, and new forces of political liberalism are compounded by boundary uncertainties, as China adopts a strategy of greater interdependence with the regional and global economy.
www.allbookstores.com /book/0415118344   (208 words)

 Domestic Politics. (from China) --  Encyclopædia Britannica
The People's Republic of China is situated in eastern Asia, with coastlines on the Yellow Sea and the East and South China seas.
Everything in China seems larger than life, and perceptions of the country must be adjusted to its enormous scale.
Another major project in China is the Miyun Dam on the Yangtze River, which provides water to irrigate about...
www.britannica.com /eb/article-230418?tocId=230418   (940 words)

This course is an introduction to the politics of China, with an emphasis on the mainland in the post-Mao reform era.
It includes important topics in the Chinese political history, political ideology, political institutions, political processes, as well as some key issues in contemporary Chinese politics.
Other required readings will be available on the Internet through links on this web page or through J Stor or the electronic journals at the University of Mississippi libraries.
olemiss.edu /courses/pol324   (1073 words)

 China Domestic Politics Syllabus Paige Johnson
This course is intended as a basic introduction for undergraduates to the politics of China.
We will consider the politics of Hong Kong’s reversion to China as well as political developments in Taiwan and the implications of those developments on prospects for reunification with the mainland.
Further, students should have a grasp of major Chinese institutions, their historical evolution, and the political roles and impacts of a variety of social groups.
people.uncw.edu /tanp/chinadompol.html   (1271 words)

 POL2 208 Politics of China
The emphasis is on China's political development; i.
William A. Joseph, "China," in Kesselman, Krieger, and Joseph, eds., Introduction to Comparative Politics, 4th ed., section 2.
Required Video: "China in the Red"; watch at least 5 or 6 of the segments of your choice.
www.wellesley.edu /Polisci/wj/China/208F05.html   (1267 words)

 IGCS - Politics (China WWW VL - Internet Guide for Chinese Studies)
Self description: "The Language and Politics in Modern China working papers form part of a collaborative research project, 'Keywords of the Chinese Revolution: The Language of Politics and the Politics of Language in 20th-Century China', funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Pacific Cultural Foundation.
A valuable source on political and economic developments in Hong Kong, featuring guest commentaries by leading figures both in Hong Kong and in Washington, and further in-depth perspectives by well known journalists and government and business executives.
This extensive study was edited by Barbara Leitch Lepoer in Dec. 1987 and is part of the Library of Congress Country Studies.
sun.sino.uni-heidelberg.de /igcs/igpol.htm   (7149 words)

 China encyclopedia : Cultural Information , Maps, China politics and officials, China History. Travel to China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences.
But in the 19th and early 20th centuries, China was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation.
Political controls remain tight while economic controls continue to be relaxed.
www.chinaiworld.com   (459 words)

 Politics of China (Lee, 2000)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The main purpose for this requirement is not for you to broaden your knowledge about some large aspect of Chinese politics, such as "the liberation of women in China" or "intellectual dissent in China" or "economic development in China" or "rural life in China" or "religion in China" for example.
Thinking about causes and effects is one breeding ground for hunches and hypotheses; and comparison between different villages or counties or cities in China, or between Chinese locales and comparable foreign locales can stimulate thinking about causes and effects.
Adhere to scholarly standards of documentation of such data which is not widely known in the field of study and which is significant for your argument.
library.kcc.hawaii.edu /external/asdp/polisci/easian/china/polsci645c.html   (1917 words)

 Politics of China
Some political crimes have been abolished; governmental corruption is severely punished (although there are questions over fairness).
Still, China is far from a society where the rule of law prevails in many instances.
Evaluate the US policy of trade with China as a way of democratizing Chinese politics.
facstaff.gallaudet.edu /David.Penna/China.html   (578 words)

 East Asian Studies Center: Working Paper Series
The Language and Politics in Modern China working papers form part of a collaborative research project, "Keywords of the Chinese Revolution: The Language of Politics and the Politics of Language in 20th-Century China," funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Pacific Cultural Foundation.
The Keywords project seeks to present an account of the ways that the language of politics has shaped and, in turn, has been reshaped by the Chinese Revolution from the early decades of this century to the present.
Patricia Stranahan, "The Politics of Persuasion: Communist Rhetoric and the Revolution"
www.indiana.edu /~easc/resources/working_paper   (545 words)

 Amazon.com: Books: The Politics of China : The Eras of Mao and Deng   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
When the People's Republic of China (PRC) was formally established on 1 October 1949 the nation's new leaders faced daunting problems.
Marfarquahr's edited book, The Politics of China, is an expectional one in all aspects.
Not only is it informative and descriptive to a full extent, but it shows clear insight of interpretations with a good analysis of China's late era's, especially the Cultural Revolution and the First Five Year Plan.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0521588634?v=glance   (857 words)

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