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China, a country study, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Robert L. Worden, Andrea Matles Savada, and Ronald E. Dolan

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China, a country study, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Robert L. Worden, Andrea Matles Savada, and Ronald E. Dolan
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 637-697) and index
resource.governmentPublication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
China
Nature of contents
bibliography
Oclc number
17439308
Responsibility statement
Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Robert L. Worden, Andrea Matles Savada, and Ronald E. Dolan
Series statement
Area handbook series,, 1057-5294DA pam, 550-60
Sub title
a country study
Summary
This volume describes and analyzes the economic, national security, political, and social systems of the People's Republic of China. It includes a chronology from 1921-1987, a bibliography, a glossary, and an index
Table Of Contents
1. Historical setting / Rinn-Sup Shinn and Robert L. Worden. The ancient dynasties -- The imperial era -- Emergence of modern China -- Republican China -- The people's republic of China -- 2. Physical environment and population / Michael L. Waddle. Physical environment -- Population -- 3. The social system / Donald R. DeGlopper. Ethnic boundaries -- Han diversity and unity -- Traditional society and culture -- Social change -- Differentiation -- Common patterns -- Rural society -- Urban society -- Women -- Religion -- Trends and tensions -- 4. Education and culture / Andrea Matles Savada and Ronald E. Dolan. Education policy -- The education system -- Primary education -- Secondary education -- Higher education -- Teachers -- Adult education -- Policy toward intellectuals -- Culture and the arts -- 5. Economic context / Thomas R. Gottschang. General nature of the economy -- Economic policies, 1949-80 -- Structure and operation of the economy -- Living standards -- Potential for achieving national goals -- 6. Agriculture / Frederick W. Crook. Resources endowment -- Agricultural policies -- Planning and organization -- Operational methods and inputs -- Production -- Agricultural trade -- 7. Industry / Michael L. Waddle. Trends in industrial production -- Organization -- Geographical distribution of industry -- Level of technology -- Supplies of industrial resources -- Manufacturing -- Construction -- Mining -- Energy -- Rural industry -- Defense industry -- 8. Trade and transportation / Roxane D.V. Sismanidis and Ernestine H. Wang. Internal trade and distribution -- Foreign trade -- Transportation -- Postal services -- Telecommunications -- 9. Science and technology / Donald R. DeGlopper. Historical development of science and technology policy -- Science and technology in the 1980s -- The reform program -- Technology transfer -- 10. Party and government / Marcia R. Ristano. Chinese communist party -- The government -- The media -- 11. The political process / Marcia R. Ristano. Political realignments at the party center -- The first wave of reform, 1979-84 -- The second wave of reform, 1984-86 -- The third wave of reform, beginning in 1986 -- The politics of modernization -- Marxism-Leninism-Mao Zedong thought re-thought -- 12. Foreign relations / Elizabeth E. Green. Evolution of foreign policy -- An overview of china's foreign relations -- 13. Criminal justice and public security / Ronald E. Dolan. The legal system -- Court structure and process -- Law enforcement -- The penal system -- 14. National defense / Roxane D.V. Sismanidis. Historical development, 1927-79 -- Military modernization -- Perception of threat -- Foreign military cooperation -- Force structure -- Accomplishments and prospects -- Appendix A: Tables -- Appendix B: Chronology and lists -- Appendix C: The People's Liberation Army at a glance
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