Political Developments in Contemporary China

Political Developments in Contemporary China

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Chinaa€™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 a€“ the overview of developments up to May 2006 which were covered in the authora€™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.A Guide Ian Jeffries ... [He] is the sixth Tibetan dissident to be freed this year [ 2002]a#39;: The Times, 15 July 2002, p. 13. ... 2002. Two envoys from the Dalai Lama began meetings Tuesday with the Chinese government and will later travel to Tibet .

Title:Political Developments in Contemporary China
Author:Ian Jeffries
Publisher:Routledge - 2010-07-23


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