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Government and Economics in China - Introduction China is one of the most populous countries of the world with over 1.3 billion people and covering a geographical area of about 9.6 million square kilometres. It lies on the eastern end of the large Asia continent and enjoys a remarkably long coastline. It has a large economy, given the large population and a wide array of natural resources especially mineral resources which are the backbone of its economy. With a well cultivated constitution that was put in place by the largest political party, the Communist Party of China (CPC), China has reforms underway aimed at closing the otherwise wide gap between the rich and the poor....   [tags: China]
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China’s New Nationalism - No one can deny from recent news that there has been a strong surge of Chinese nationalism, and that this nationalism has turned heads in the international community. The nationalism that the CCP has affected is taking on a life of its own. In its strategy of pragmatic nationalism, the CCP tried to blur the lines between love of country with love of the state and governing body. What has resulted is a whole new breed of nationalism that is very much independent of the Chinese Communist Party and in fact has caused the CCP great concern....   [tags: China] 1537 words
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China's Future Democracy - Thesis: In viewing China’s political background, as well as the current state of affairs, it is reasonable to predict that China will eventually become a democracy. History Looking back in history, one of the most dominant figures in Chinese politics in the 1930’s was Mao Zedong. Mao is very well known as the leader of the CCP as well as a dictator. Mao was inspired by revolutionary potential of peasantry and wanted to create a revolutionary strategy that would rely on their strength. During the First Five-Year Plan, a period between 1953 and 1957, some of the goals of the communist Chinese government were to increase heavy industrial production, collectivize light industry and retail enterprises, and create agricultural communes....   [tags: China] 1837 words
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The Economic Rise of China - The economic rise of China during the past few years has had the greatest influence on my thinking, especially in respect to economics, finance, my personal values and social responsibility. I was born in Shanghai in the early 1980s when China’s economic reform just began and the nation opened its doors to the outside world. I can still recall the relatively low living standards during my childhood: televisions and vehicles were rare; people seldom dined out; a majority of commuters were on bicycles – there were no subways or highways, even in the biggest city in China....   [tags: China] 1059 words
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Democracy in Russia and China - As post-communist countries struggle to modernize and adopt a democratic regime, Russia and China each face obstacles unique to their own political and historical context. The main findings of this paper reveal that economic and political liberalism are closely linked and that economic liberalization facilitates democratization. Thus the shortage (rather than surplus) of economic liberalization has contributed to Russia’s deficit of democracy and has been one of the major obstacles of democratization for Russia....   [tags: China] 1570 words
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China - One country that has a rich cultural history, a large population and some of the grandest mountain ranges in the world is China. This country is the third largest one and contains the world's largest population. It is also home to one of the very first recorded civilizations. Thanks to its large mountains it is rich in natural resources that had come up from the earth. China produces a large variety of things from steel, to cameras and synthetic materials. Electricity generation is one of the largest in the world....   [tags: The People's Republic of China] 790 words
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The 2010s - A lost, instead of blossoming decade for China? - The financial crisis in 2008, having resulted from a tremendous bubble in the real estate market as well as highly leveraged banks and governments, has now become a debt crisis and is still an important in political discussions worldwide. Numerous employees have lost their jobs, many companies went bankrupt; nevertheless, there seemed to be one country that stroke off all difficulties and continued growing at an outstanding rate. In 2009 China’s GDP grew by 9% (www.cia.gov), while all other economies faced severe recessions....   [tags: China]
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Rise of China: Underlying factors of Economic growth in 1990s - East Asian Economies have experienced an outstanding record of high and sustained economic growth over the period of 1990s. In the period of 1965 to 1990, East Asia’s twenty three economies grew faster than other economies of all other regions. Most of this success is attributable to seemingly miraculous growth in just eight high performing Asian economies (HPAEs). Among these high performing Asian economies, China ranks as the world's 2nd largest economy after the United States since 2010. It has been the world's fastest-growing economy with consistent growth rates of around 10% over the past 30 years....   [tags: China]
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China’s Two-Class System: Urban and Rural - Roots To fully understand what I argue as the class distinction of the rural and the urban it is important to look at the roots of this separation and the history from the initial separation to the present. By looking at the history as it relates to the separation, it can be deducted that the urban people benefit from the hindrance of the rural population; A clear sign of Marxian class-system. The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) took power in 1949. From this time forward the changes in regional inequality match the phases of Chinese history remarkably well....   [tags: China]
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China's Railway - In 1894, the Qing government was defeated in the Sino-Japanese War; the Boxer Rebellion in China seized the railway interests. More than ten thousand kilometres to be swallowed up in China and carved up the right of way to form the imperialist plunder of China's first climax. Subsequently, in accordance with their needs, they were designed and built a number of railways; however it was in different standards, equipment clutter, resulting in confusion and China Railway backwardness. The development of China's railway construction was started from 1876, which named ‘Songhu Railway’ since 1981, and it was 105 years ago, building a 50,181 km railway....   [tags: China History Infrastructure]
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China’s Export-led Growth Model; Its Double Transition and Evolution in Future Years - China has benefited economically from its demographic transition as well as its urban-rural migration. However, these are not the only reasons for China’s economic success. Its economic growth focused governmental policies, its international political relations- such as joining the WTO- and a variety of other factors have also contributed to its achievements. The decrease of births and increase of deaths during the Great Chinese famine caused a large amount of people to be born in 1963 as “replacement births” occurred (Naughton 166)....   [tags: China]
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China's One-Child Policy - “Thousands of women are being dragged out of their homes, thrown into ‘family planning’ cells, strapped to tables, and forced to abort pregnancies, even up to the ninth month. Forced abortion and sterilization are China’s war on women” ("The Reality of China's" 1). This was said by Reggie Littlejohn, the president of Women’s Rights Without Frontiers. Due to the rising population and the one-child policy, there are many human rights violations; however there are organizations, such as Women’s Rights Without Frontiers, which are helping to stop the problem....   [tags: Human Rights Violations in China]
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The Water Shortage in China - Water shortage is a growing problem for most countries in the world. For China, which has 20% of world’s population and only 7% of available water resources, this problem may become catastrophic (Hofstedt 2010, 72). Therefore some actions and measures should be performed to avoid or at least to weaken future water crisis in China. In this work the following three solutions will be proposed and analyzed in terms of efficiency and applicability: water usage efficiency improvement; adopting the local agencies on controlling water resources; reasonable water pricing....   [tags: China Water Crisis] 1105 words
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The Implications of Quasi-Democracy in China - ... Village committee elections give hope to the possibility of liberal democratization of the rest of China. Horsley claims that the introduction of competitive elections has opened the path to the rule of law and the spread of democracy in China even through Communism (40). The elections are a result of the destruction by the decade long Cultural Revolution (Horsley 40). Party leaders hoped to re-establish political and economic stability by allowing villagers to choose leaders and making leaders accountable to their constituents (Horsley 40)....   [tags: democracy, Muhlberger, Communist China]
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Internet censorship in China - ... China is a huge communistic country, which is today ruled by the President HU Jintao who represents the Communist Party of China. The country is ruled with communistic rules even though they keep to the regulations of a market-based economy. This means that the prices of goods and services are determined in a free price system, and the production of goods depends on the demand of people who buy it rather than by a government or anyone else. In 2004 Hu Jintao set restrictions for the Chinese civilization on abroad radio listening, and in 2006 he demanded control over all liberal press which resulted in 32 journalists being brought to jail....   [tags: China, Government, Rules]
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China's One Child Policy - According to the U.S. Census Bureau the world’s population consists, of more than 7 billion people. China resides as the world’s leading populated country with more than 1.3 billion people. Because, of this over population it maintained fears of their food, resources, and living spaces (International Data Base). The Chinese government then implemented the one-child policy to slow their growing population. The one-child policy has prevailed effectively in slowing down the population growth, but it has caused great anguish among Chinese families....   [tags: Population Control in China]
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China's One Child Policy - One Child Policy Over population has been a global issue for decades. Medical advances have made it possible for people to live longer and have multiple births, which are just some of the factors contributing to this social problem. Many countries have attempted to battle this issue, but none as intensely as China. China allows the government to have full control over family planning to help reduce the population. In 1979 China created a policy called the "One Child Law" which limits couples to only one child....   [tags: Population Control in China]
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China's Transition Economy - China's transition from a planned economy to a market economy began at the end of 1978. When China started the process, the government did not have a well-designed ‘blueprint’, and so the approach to reform can be characterized as experimental. The process of reform has been gradual and incremental in nature and is still incomplete. In fact, China can’t be treated as a full market economy nor can it be treated as a centrally planned economy in which the Government substantially influences prices of goods or monopolises international trade....   [tags: China, Transition Economy, Economics, ] 1108 words
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China's One Child Policy - In 2004 the Congress of the United States was forced to focus on an incident that occurred as a result of China’s One Child Policy. Mao Hengfeng “troubles with the Chinese government began in the late 1980s when, pregnant for a second time, she asked her work unit to provide larger housing for her growing family. This was refused on the grounds that she was in violation of China's one-child policy,” (Baillot). To battle the indecencies that she felt that were directed towards her, Mao Hengfeng began to fight against the social injustice that she and others faced under the one child policy....   [tags: Population Control in China]
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China's One Child Policy - Introduction It is the responsibility of any government to provide for its population. It is due to this reason that family planning is becoming a major controversial concept in many nations. One of the most controversial population control policies is the Chinese one child family policy which was implemented in 1979. The policy was forced by the view that the increasingly growing population could evidently compromise the economic development and sustainability of the Chinese nation (Liu, Onuaha, 2005)....   [tags: Population Control in China]
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Saipan Working Conditions in China - Many people in China have thought that their lives were too poor, and their working conditions aren’t as good. They needed to raise their family and especially their kids. Their kids need to go to school, and their parents do not want them to waste their chance of a good future. Especially the one that has been working in poor conditions. Their mother. In this essay I would like to examine the working conditions in Saipan. I would like to talk about their lives. My main topic to this essay is “In what ways are the working conditions in Saipan not ideal” I would also decide on which side I will be on....   [tags: working conditions, China, ] 610 words
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China's One Child Policy - Many of us in the United States get a chance to choice our rights of the number children we conceive, but many other countries and cultures have different views of on children how they are treated. I will explain, China and India then go into detail on what I believe will be best for India’s future. After the growth of more than 1.2 billion people, China became the largest population in the world. (8) In 1979, Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping limited Chinese population by enforcing the One Child Policy....   [tags: Population Control in China] 693 words
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The Impact of Social Organization in China - Social organisations in China have gained increasing importance when looking at power relations in China. This can partly be explained by the fact that China works through informal politics (decision making and policy making done behind the doors through negotiations and connections), and the Party’s focus on the economy. In other words, as long as social or civil organisations are beneficial to the country’s economy and its wellbeing, the Party will not interfere or even be of help to the former....   [tags: Civil Society China Politics]
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English as a Second Language in China - In contemporary society, English, which is studied as the second language, has become an international language. China is a typical example showing the popularity of English around the world. More specifically, Chinese students have even been studying English in their primary school. Because of different cultures, histories, and religious, the Chinese and English languages have a multitude of dissimilarities. Chinese students have enormous trouble in learning English. An ESL instructor, to be successful in teaching Chinese students, should understand these profound differences in terms of pronunciation, writing, and grammar....   [tags: ESL, China, linguistics, ] 648 words
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Work of the Christian Missionaries: Converting China to Christianity - The Christian missionaries knew it wasn’t going to be easy. Going to China at the time was a one way trip to an unknown land. The task of converting China to Christianity was rife with challenges due to continued resistance to any sort of outside influence that was a tradition of China for many years. Never-the-less the missionaries still went to China and by leveraging what advantages they could find, they were able to find some measure of success over the years. One of the men who made so much headway in China was a Jesuit named Ricci....   [tags: religion, china] 1389 words
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Shanghai and China´s Economic Rise - ... The blooming trade and diplomacy of Shanghai in the first half of 20th century did not prepare China for the rise of a new political system such as a democratic system. In 1949, upon Mao’s persistent efforts to take over westernized cities from rural areas, Shanghai was taken over by Communist China. On Oct. 1st, 1949, Communist leader Chairman Mao declared the birth of the People’s Republic of China on Heaven’s gate in Tiananmen Square. Sino-Western relations were centered on the relations of China and the United States....   [tags: China, politics, economics, Dong]
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China’s One Child Policy - With more than 1.3 billion people, China has to think about a solution and find ways to deal with its population explosion. In order to have control over population, in 1970, a policy named China’s One Child Policy was introduced. Mingliang argues that, “China, through the one-child policy, has instituted the most aggressive, comprehensive population policy in the world” (1). This policy limits all families in the Republic of China to have only one child, regardless of the sex: however, within this policy there are some exceptions....   [tags: Population Control in China]
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Civilizations of Ancient China and East Asia - ... The Zhou wrote the “Book of Documents” which describes their triumph over the Shang. The Zhou created smaller domains which would eventually over through the central government of Zhou. The Zhou had a hierarchy of rank which started with the king and moved downward to farmers and traders. They also had practiced in the collection concubines. During the Warring States Period the social structure of the Zhou was being under minded by the advancement in military technology. While trying to encourage populations by increasing land cultivation, iron technology advancement also promoted economic expansion....   [tags: Japan, China, Rulers, Culture]
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The Birth of China - The Birth of China Herrlee Glessner Creel wrote The Birth of China. The book was published in 1937 at Frederick Lungar Publishing in New York City. Creel was born in Chicago, Illinois on January 15 1905. Both Creel’s mother and father were writers. Creel attended the University of Oklahoma, Creighton University, and finally the University of Chicago where he received his Ph.D. in 1929. In 1922 he worked as a newspaper reporter and later became a Sinologist discovering oracle bones that dated back to 3,000 years....   [tags: The Birth of China Herrlee Glessner Essays] 464 words
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Water Shortages in China: Problems and Solutions - Many people know that water is essential for human-being and it is not only valuable for health and life, but water is also important for industry and agriculture. Furthermore, use of water has a spiritual, cultural and recreational dimension. However, water resources are not infinite. Wide and inefficient use of water resources can lead to irreversible consequences, such as water shortage. This essay will firstly discuss the problem of water shortage on examples of developed and developing countries and include the diversification of the same issue in the different parts of the world....   [tags: Water Scarcity in China]
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Consumer Culture in China and the Middle Class - ... Most people in the middle class level are driven by the goal of realizing their own value, and majority of them are expected to have at least a car, their own apartment and savings that are worth six times their incomes. The middle class category is also expected to travel a lot and have at least one vacation annually, and should afford to take part in leisure activities like watching movies or having dinner in a restaurant. According to the Chinese National Bureau of Statistics, the urban middle class should have an annual income of between sixty thousand and five hundred thousand Yuan (Gerth 148)....   [tags: China's New Consumers]
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Great Wall of China - ... The greatest cost, however; are the lives of the countrymen of China. The working conditions of building this defensive stronghold, was viewed as an enemy within the walls. It was viewed as an enemy because, wives were left with no husbands and children without fathers. When the men did not arrive home at an expected date, it was already known that they will never see the husband and father again. It would have cost another significant debt to the nation to transport the men who expired to their families....   [tags: military defense, national symbol, culture, China]
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Forbidden Knowledge in Digging for China - Searching for Forbidden Knowledge in Digging for China In Richard Wilbur's poem, "Digging for China", he writes, " 'Far enough down is China,' somebody said. 'Dig deep enough and you might see the sky as clear as at the bottom of a well.'" (Lines 1-3) Wilbur was suggesting to his readers that if one looks at the world in a different way, they could find a totally different place. We can see this concept when we explore Wilbur's poem as a whole piece. He is talking about finding a paradise in one's backyard....   [tags: Digging for China] 938 words
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China’s Economic and Political Power - ... In China, land development fuels GDP growth, attracting investments, and ultimately fueling the government’s power. In addition, local governments in China have become so attuned to acquiring economic growth, that they are attempting to transform even rural life, as counties have become the city’s backyard for raw materials, suppliers of cheap labor, and markets for their old equipment (Yew 295). Despite the negative consequences on its people and the environment, political leaders are actually knowledgeable of the fact that expanding infrastructure within an area increases potential profits (Yew 287)....   [tags: China, economy, politics, expansion, growth]
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Globalisation and China’s Environmental Problems - Is the lifestyle of people in Europe and the USA a major cause of China’s environmental problems. One of China’s best successes has in turn been one of its biggest downfalls. One of the main problems is China’s greatest success which has been its phenomenal economic growth. This is one of the main drivers of the current environmental problems that the country faces. Factories dump pollutants into the air and water. It is difficult to see the Chinese government making the significant sacrifices required to improve their environment if it means slowing down their economic growth....   [tags: Impact USA on China’s Environment]
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China’s One Child Policy: A Detriment to the Nation - In 1979, China implemented a one child per family policy. This policy was designed to reduce crowding and to maintain a stable economy. Families who do not adhere to this policy are charged fines and are pressured to abort second or third pregnancies and to undergo sterilization surgery. They may also be subject to social ridicule and disproval. There are certain exemptions to this policy. For example, in certain areas of rural China, couples are allowed to have two children. If both individuals in a couple come from single child home, they too may be allowed to produce two children....   [tags: Population Control in China]
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The Great Wall of Censorship in the People's Republic of China - The People's Republic of China has commonly been regarded as a nation that has censored its media very heavily and has enforced this harshly. China is the largest country in the world, and also has the one of the fastest expanding media. Additionally, China has been enjoying explosive pecuniary expansion for the better part of the last few decades and as a consequence, the living standards of most Chinese citizens has increased drastically in modern times due to growing wealth of the general population....   [tags: China, censorship, government, ]
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Neo-China Politics - Neo-China Politics      China is interested in modernizing itself while at the same time maintaining security' is the only general statement that can be made about China's foreign policy. To achieve these two ends, China is willing to ignore conflicts that do not substantially affect its development or security. Economic organizations are welcomed because they facilitate economic development but security multilateralism is employed only where feasible, resulting in most security concerns solved bilaterally....   [tags: China Economics Political Essays] 4197 words
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The Examination of Financial Data for China - The Examination of Financial Data for China Introduction The purpose of the examination of China's inflation rates regarding consumer price percentage changes, exchange rates concerning the value of the yuan, and the country's interest rates relating to foreign investment is to demonstrate that Riordan Manufacturing can benefit from the growth opportunity of international expansion. The company also will be able to finance its expansion project and still make a profit. The scope of the study will include the valuation of the balance of trade between the United States and China and how changes in China's industrial production positively affect the balance of trade between the two countries as well as country policy....   [tags: China Finance Economics] 1743 words
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Chaotic Period During the Cultural Revolution in China - Introduction The period of the Cultural Revolution (1966-1976) was a period in which every level of society was subjected to great sufferings. Although the loss of life was greater during the Great Leap Forward and the second Sino-Japanese war, suffering is not only measured in loss of life. Great pieces of cultural heritage was destroyed, official institutions seized functioning and everyone was in danger of being accused of counter-revolutionary (so called black) activities or tendencies. This might seem as the very definition of a society in a chaotic state, but it is interesting to discuss what is actually understood as chaos....   [tags: china, world history, asia]
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Protection of Intellectual rights in China - Protection of Intellectual rights in China Abstraction: Along with Chinese economic reform and open-door policy, current Chinese government made great effort in protecting intellectual rights. Since 1983, China has built an integrated legal system to ensure this protection. On the other hand, many foreign investors and governments still have a lot of complains about the current situation in China and have tried to ask Chinese government make more commitment. In this article, we believe that the difficulty of protecting intellectual rights may not be caused by Chinese government but more importantly caused by the lack of moral emotiveness among Chinese people for this protection....   [tags: Intellectual Rights China Essays]
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China's One Child Policy - Government Action on Population Control and China's One Child Policy One of the more extreme measures taken in an attempt to control population has been China's one-child policy. Population advocate Garet Hardin suggests the rest of the world adopt similar policies. This paper is to show a country's government acting on theories that Hardin is popular for and the ethical and environmental effects that it had on people and the land. Hardin fails to see the ethical problems laid out by governments that suppress peoples thoughts and beliefs....   [tags: Population Control in China] 1124 words
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China - China is well aware of its economic strength, the position in the world it holds, the challenges it will face in coming years and the responsibility on its part to be shared. This huge economic strength has made china an economic power which, now, can manipulate markets accordingly. E.g. China, despite of huge world pressure, is not showing her will to re evaluate its currency. Challenges it going to face are, domestic and international, strategic and economical. Domestic challenges include the inequality in its society where rich is getting richer and poor is getting poorer....   [tags: Chinese Economy, Challenges and Responsibilities] 1348 words
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KFC International in China - KFC International in China The social values and history have shaped and formed the economical developments and the current environment of business in the People's Republic of China. They have determined the patterns for negotiation and the Chinese perceptions of business, and their feelings towards westerners. The implicit and explicit rules that the Chinese society has on the development of businesses, and the economy in general, are very important issues for any person going into China to understand and consider....   [tags: Business Economics China Essays] 4690 words
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China's One Child Policy - The Chinese Republic has over than one billion people. China had a leading civilization for centuries guiding the whole world in different fields. However, in the 19th and the 20th century China suffered form serious problems, which resulted from huge numbers of population. When China was under the leadership of Mao who believed that a strong nation must have large population, the population of China increased rapidly until it reached its double. From one hand, Peng Peiyun, the writer of "One family, one child", stressed two crucial factors, which are over population and being a developing country as drawbacks preventing China form achieving any progress to be an advanced country....   [tags: Population Control in China] 789 words
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How To Do Business In China - Now that business is becoming global, it combined the whole economic, no matter you will accept or not, any countries, corporations and individuals can not stop this trend, what we can do is change ourselves to suit the globalization. As a multinational company, develop different markets have its necessity, and market development can be helpful for the development of the company. In this report ,as the people working in this company, will analyse the differences between home country market and target country market, and help to choose the suitable market when company have willing to investing in a foreign country, the decision of the country which the company can invest in is China....   [tags: Globalization Business Strategy China] 1902 words
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China's One Child Policy - The Chinese One Child Policy As China is having an enormous economic expansion it is also facing many problems. One of the major problems people have become more and more concerned about is the country's population. At the dawn of this century there were some 426 million people living in China. Today the population is about 1.2 billion. About two-thirds of this 900 million increase was added within the last 50 years. In another word, the population has tripled since the People's Republic of China was grounded....   [tags: Population Control in China] 573 words
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Software Patents and Piracy in China - Software Patents and Piracy in China Abstract Software patents raise a lot of issues during the development of IT industry. As a legal action in protecting the ownership and intellectual property, software patents are applied to a wide range of codes, from source code, processes to OS, etc. It "provide exclusive rights to the patent holder to use and profit from the product or process in question." 1 This paper will discuss the general background and effects of software patents. After presenting its current law and situation in China and US, the Microsoft vs....   [tags: China Software Technology Essays]
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China's One Child Policy - China's One Child Policy The success of China's economy over the last two decades would have been much less impressive, if not impossible, had they decided on any other population policy. China's family planing efforts have dropped the population growth from 3.3 percent in the seventies. To the current rate of 1.6 percent, moreover, during this period the fertility rate of Chinas women have dropped from 6 to 1.8 percent. The population of 65 years old was only 66 million in 1990, and now is expected to grow 90 million by 2000, and 167 million by 2020....   [tags: Population Control in China] 403 words
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China - Philosophy and Religion China’s history has been full of richness of culture, mainly due to how they progressed with philosophy and religion. Since the beginning of the Chinese’s civilization philosophy and religion has been at the forefront of Chinese culture. From the ancient oracle bones and bronze inscriptions to the development of different schools of thought, the Chinese have always been adept for the time period in philosophy and religion. And over the course of their history they have combined the two in a manner that suits their needs, through this evolution and combination of the two they have become a strong nation....   [tags: Chinese History, Oracle Bones, Xunzi] 1421 words
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China's One Child Policy - China's One Child Policy In 1950, the world human population numbered 2.5 billion. In 1987, the global human population has doubled since 1950, and for the first time, it has exceeded the 5 billion mark. Furthermore, with the continuation of this growth pattern, estimated by demographic researchers, this number is projected to double once more in about 40 years (Raven 48). The rapidly population has caused many incalculable effects on the earth, and scientists have been warning the world of such costly events....   [tags: Population Control in China] 2080 words
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Visit to Han China - Visit to Han China Your visit to China certainly did sound interesting. But life outside the palaces and cities is not the same as you have seen. I have visited many villages around the country and I've noticed a large difference. The men do seem to have control over the women, because that's part of the Confucianism ideology. But in reality, the women have complete control over household affairs. When the men are away at work, it's the women who take care of the children and other household duties....   [tags: Travel, Confucianism, China] 319 words
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China's One Child Policy - Lack of choice in an area as fundamental as reproduction can never be popular, and coercion cannot be condoned. With the evidence that more couples would opt for a smaller family, though, it is encouraging that the need for coercion at a local level is diminishing. But there are other problems too. Firstly, the policy is resulting in an excess of boys. Data from the in depth fertility survey for 1979-84, when the policy was at its most stringent, put the male: female ratio of reported births at 115:100 in rural Hebei and 116:100 in Shaanxi....   [tags: Population Control in China] 544 words
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The South China Tiger - The South China Tiger As a result of “the South China Tiger [being] one of the most endangered tiger subspecies in the world” (State Forestry Administration, 2000) China implemented the China Action Plan For Saving the South China Tiger. China’s State Forestry Administration developed the plan because it was necessary to minimize the threat of extinction posed by humans to these tigers. Without intervention, the South China Tiger would go extinct. Historically, “The South China Tiger was widely distributed, [its range area was about] 2000 kilometers from east to west and 1500 kilometers from north to south” (State Forestry Administration, 2000)....   [tags: Endangered Species Wildlife China Essays]
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China's Tenous Relations - In the current international political climate, there are few more precarious situations than the one that has been long simmering between China and Taiwan. Taken at its simplest form, this dispute appears to be a simple battle among two places with differing vantage points. One, Taiwan wishes to form an independent state and break the hold that the other, China, has over it. However, when examined more closely, it becomes clear that the outcome and actions of this disagreement have ramifications that reach far beyond Asia and well into the western world as well....   [tags: China Taiwan Dispute Research Paper] 1402 words
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Analysis Of The Us-China Trade - Analysis of the US-China Trade The U.S. trade deficit has risen more or less steadily since 1992. In the second quarter of 2004, the trade deficit relative to GDP surpassed the 5 percent mark for the first time. Many economists already considered trade deficits above 4 percent of GDP dangerously high. The fear is that continued growth in this external imbalance of the U.S. economy will ultimately spook overseas investors. http://www.americanprogress.org/issues/2004/09/b193700.html The United States and China share the most imbalanced bilateral trade relationship in the world....   [tags: Trade Deficit Economics Analysis China] 1570 words
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Cultures of the United States and China - Cultures of the United States and China I chose the United States and China as my two countries to study. I will start off the Psychological anthropology study of Chinese people. I will discuss their customs and beliefs from childhood to adulthood. I will then discuss the study of Americans and their customs and beliefs. I will discuss both Chinese and American traditions and the varies life cycles of both cultures. I will do this view from both the male and female aspects. I will then summarize in conclusion the differences and likes of the two groups....   [tags: Compare Contrast Culture China USA]
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Kingston's China Men - Kingston's China Men Maxine Hong Kingston's China Men contains many fables and parables from the Chinese Culture. In "On Mortality" Kingston reveals the story of human mortality and the reason for this mortality. The story focuses largely on human emotions and reactions towards the situations that people find themselves in. It also raises questions about the role of women in the Chinese culture and the attitudes of the culture towards them. The main character, Tu Tzu-chun, is forced to go through a series of tortures that are all illusions....   [tags: Maxine Hong Kingston China Men] 431 words
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U.S.-China Bilateral Wto Agreement - AGRICULTURE The Agreement would eliminate barriers and increase access for U.S. exports across a broad range of commodities. Commitments include: Significant cuts in tariffs that will be completed by January 2004. Overall average for agricultural products will be 17.5 percent and for U.S. priority products 14 percent (down from 31 percent). Establishment of a tariff-rate quota system for imports of bulk commodities, e.g., wheat, corn, cotton, barley, and rice, that provides a share of the TRQ for private traders....   [tags: US China Economics ] 2010 words
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Hullabaloo within the Media of China and Tibet - Hullabaloo within the Media of China and Tibet Since the 19th century, relations between the Chinese government and the people of Tibet have continually been on the decline. While there are many issues which lie at the heart of this conflict, recent events have drawn more focus to the economic relationship between the two. In February 2001, China passed legislation giving the needed approval to begin construction on the controversial Qinghai-Tibet railway. Stretching from mainland China to Lhasa, the capital of the Tibetan Autonomous region, completion of 'the world's tallest railway' would join together two regions previously only connected by air and treacherous roads (WTNN par1-2, 7)....   [tags: Government China Tibet Essays]
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Reevaluating China's One Child Policy - Reevaluating China's One Child Policy Due to China's one child policy, the population has become unbalanced with the large amount of aging people in the population and the diminishing amount of work force available in the population. A solution to this problem would be to allow more children to be born. This will increase the workforce for the future, but can also cause the population to rise very quickly. So should China loosen its one child policy. China's one child policy has effectively lowered the fertility rates from 8 to 1.8....   [tags: Population Control in China] 684 words
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Issues on Patent and Copyright Laws In China - Issues on Patent and Copyright Laws In China This site contains information on China's patent and copyright law. It goes on to discuss some ethical issues about China's lack of law enforcement on intellectual property protection. History of Patent System China’s patent system can be traced back to the late Qing Dynasty when China began signing international treaties. For example, on August 18, 1903, China and the United States agreed on a treaty on navigation and commerce. The treaty provided for a “reciprocal patent-granting arrangement whereby citizens of one contracting party could apply for and secure patent rights for their inventions in the other contracting party.”1 After the Qing Dynasty was over thrown in 1911, the Nationalist government created the Interim Charter on Rewarding Industrial and Artistic Products....   [tags: China Patent Copyright Essays]
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China's One Child Policy is Wrong - Imagine for a minute a newlyweded woman. Who want more than anything to have a child maybe two maybe three, but in her country there are strict rules; she can have only one. So she and her husband apply to have that one precious baby, since they need the governments permission. She then get pregnant, 5 months down the road they find out that it is a girl. She is made to abort the baby. What are they going to do about it . Nothing, because they have no choice. If this woman were real she would be living in China and her family would be controlled by the government and the one child policy....   [tags: Population Control in China]
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China’s One Child Policy Violates Human Rights - Although there are many facets of human rights being abused and violated every day, the Chinese would mention their fight for reproductive rights as one of the first and foremost in their mind. In 1979, the Chinese government passed the One-Child Policy in an attempt to control the growth of their population. While this may have been a grand idea in theory, in reality this policy violates the human right to form a family. By limiting the amount of children a Chinese couple is allowed to produce, this policy is effectively forcing abortion, sterilization and is taking away the Chinese family’s right to make their own choices....   [tags: Human Rights Violations in China]
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History of Ancient China - History of Ancient China China is located in East Asia. Ancient China is surrounded by Gobi Desert in the north, the Pacific Ocean in the east, the Himalayan Mountains in the southwest, and the Taklimakan desert in the west. This land has a wide variation of animals because of the different habitats provided for them. Most farming was done in the very fertile lands of the Yangtze valley. Present China is much bigger than Ancient China, which means that over time, the kings and different dynasties went gaining more and more land and wealth....   [tags: China Chinese Culture Traditions History Essays]
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Climate and Society of China - Climate and Society of China Monsoons, Flooding & Droughts Believe it or not, there is a direct correlation between weather, climate and society. Since the first civilizations of the world, these three themes have affected one another. Weather has influenced civilizations in terms of the clothing and shelter which are necessary to protect oneself from the elements. On the other extreme, climate and weather have also acted as positive factors in the case of areas such as Cancun, Mexico. Continuous exceptional weather conditions have molded this area into a vacation Eden to which millions flock throughout the year to escape their own respective meteorologically disadvantaged (e.g....   [tags: China Nature Environment Culture Essays Papers] 940 words
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The Traditional Medicine of China - The Traditional Medicine of China Traditional medicine of China has a long historical and cultural background dating back about 2500 years. The ancient Chinese people were able to reach a level of social stability that included the ability to treat disease of emotional, physical, and spiritual origins. Although a belief in spirits as the cause of disease has remained in China even to the present day, the view that the body obeyed a natural order struck a chord in the intellectual elite of ancient China....   [tags: China Chinese Culture Medicine Health Essays]
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The Great Wall of China - The Great Wall of China To the northwest and north of Beijing, a huge, serrated wall zigzags it's way to the east and west along the undulating mountains. This is the Great Wall, which is said to be visible from the moon. This massive wall has not only been one of the Ancient Seven Wonders of the World, but it has also been inspiration for many artists, and writers. The building of the Great Wall is one of the biggest tragedies, but through this tragedy arose triumph with the wall, being so much to so many people....   [tags: History Historical China Chinese Wall Essays]
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The People’s Republic of China: Tyrannical Political State? - Despotic governments, public welfare, illusions of utopia, despondency, individualism, conformity, protection against foreign invasion, and paranoia are conflicting ideas yet all exist within societies past and present. George Orwell prophetically writes about a futuristic society in his book entitled 1984. He uses hindsight of past and present political authority to illustrate the possibility of additional states imposing oppressed control. Orwell asserts the conflicting ideas with, “…the three slogans of the Party: War is Peace, Freedom is Slavery, Ignorance is Strength,” (Orwell, 4)....   [tags: People’s Republic of China, government, communism,]
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When China Ruled the Seas by Levathes - When China Ruled the Seas by Levathes In the book, When China Ruled the Seas, Levathes tells us about seven voyages made by junk armadas during the Chinese emperor Zhu Di's reign. 'Treasure ships' as they were called, were under the command of admiral Zheng He, these ships traded silk, porcelain, and many other fine objects of value. They sailed from India to East Africa, throughout Korea and Japan, and possibly as far as Australia. She believes that China might have been able to create a great colonial realm one hundred years before the Europeans explored and expanded, from China's navy of some three thousand ships....   [tags: Levathes China Ruled Seas Essays] 759 words
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The Suffering of China as a Result of Economic Growth - The Suffering of China as a Result of Economic Growth China, as a crucial country in the world, is suffering from a variety of costs of economic growth while the economic growth is incredibly fast in recent years. A division between rich and poor, unemployment, and various external costs, unbalance of payments, unstable exchange rate consumption of non-renewable resources and the risk of inflation and banking collapse have been the common social problems in China. There is a huge gap between the rich and poor people in China....   [tags: Economics China Social Classes Essays]
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China’s Water Supply Problems And The Solutions - People often think that water will never be used up. There is plenty of water, such as rain, water from the rivers and wells. It seems as if water is always available around us and we never have to worry about water shortage. In fact water is rather limited on the earth. With the rapid increase of population and fast development of industries, water is more needed than before. At the same time, a large amount of water has been polluted and wasted every day. Some big cities in China are facing the problem of water shortage already....   [tags: Water Supply China] 1031 words
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The State of Revolutionary Ideology in Modern-day China - The State of Revolutionary Ideology in Modern-day China Over the course of history, many violent revolutions have brought forth new leaders and new ideas. They came in a great many forms and in response to a variety of circumstances. However, the Communist Revolution in China remains perhaps the greatest recent example. Not only because it took more than two decades to complete, but also because there was an attempt to institutionalize revolution after some initial changes to build state infrastructure....   [tags: Revolution History China Essays] 2356 words
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China - During its brief time under British rule, Hong Kong has witnessed war, the rise and fall of empires, and has played a role in intrigues, big deals and diplomacy of global proportions. After 156 years of British rule, Hong Kong is again ruled by China. The change took place at midnight on June 30, 1997. Hong Kong is made up of a peninsula on the mainland of China and more than 230 islands. The main island is called Hong Kong Island and lies south of the peninsula. Hong Kong Island became a British colony when it was ceded from China in 1842 under the Treaty of Nanking....   [tags: essays research papers] 631 words
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China - China is a Communist Republic government. This means that the government regulates, sets rules, and runs most business in China. However, the increase in a worldwide economy around the middle of the 20th century caused China to evaluate their government and decide that something must be done to stimulate the Chinese economy and bring entrepreneurs to China otherwise they will be left behind in the forever-growing global economy. In fact, China has changing a lot from the past 30 years, and we can really tell the change....   [tags: essays research papers] 614 words
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