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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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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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The People's Republic of 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: China Essays] 790 words
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People’s Republic of China Country Analysis - Located in Southeast Asia along the coast of the Pacific Ocean, China is one of the oldest countries in the world, comprising of a culture that has continuously shaped itself over the past 4,000 years to form what is known today as, the People’s Republic of China (PRC). Known as the father of the PRC, Mao Zedong formed the PRC on 1Oth October 1949, ending a long process of governmental upheaval that began with the Chinese Revolution of 1911. Currently, China is one of the worlds few socialist states openly endorsing communism, ruled by the Communist Party of China (CPC), and endorses substantial constraints on its people, such as restrictions on access to the internet, freedom of the press,...   [tags: mao zedong, china, chinese revolution] 728 words
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Ancient Sparta and the Peoples' Republic of China - Ancient Sparta and the Peoples' Republic of China. Separated by two millenia and just as many continents, these two civilizations could not represent a more stark contrast. Both have experienced their fair share of media recently, with Spartan culture appearing on the big screen and the Peoples' Republic of China grabbing the attention of media for their censorship and shady governmental practices. In this short book I'm writing, we will compare the important aspect of the political system in both societies, first in Ancient Sparta, then in the Peoples' Republic of China....   [tags: World History] 2125 words
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History and Culture of the People’s Republic of China - The People’s Republic of China is a country with one of the richest cultural backgrounds and the largest population in the world with 1,338,612,968 people. It holds “1/5 of the world’s population” (Banister 2). Located in eastern Asia, it is the fourth largest country with a total area of 9,596,960 sq km and the second largest electricity consumer and exporter after the U.S. The vast amount of natural resources make China one of the leading manufacturers of the worlds products from raw materials such as steel and iron to finished goods as toys, various machinery, textiles and electronics....   [tags: Chinese Culture, ] 1624 words
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The People’s Republic of China and The One Child Policy - In the 1950s the People’s Republic of China first implemented the beginnings of the one child policy. It made significant changes to the population and the nation’s growth rate decreased. Professor Yinchu Ma (1957) initiated the policy with his book New Population Theory. His book responded to the huge increase in population growth occurring in China (Singer 1998). Under the Mao republic, leaders saw the population development as a danger to the nation’s economy (White 1994). The political party promoted childbirth in the 1950s and 1960s according to the slogan “one is a good few, two is just enough, and three is over” (White 1994)....   [tags: new population theory, population growth]
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Software Patent/Copyright Issues in the PRC (People’s Republic of China) - Software Patent/Copyright Issues in the People's Republic of China Introduction This paper is an analytical essay on global ethical issues on software intellectual property in China. It will focus on the software patent and copyright issues that are prevalent in the PRC (People’s Republic of China, including Taiwan (R.O.C. – Republic of China), and Hong Kong). The paper will include personal experiences encountered in this region of the world. In addition, it will include an in-depth analysis on the topic with industry and academic references to defend a particular moral/ethical position, in which software piracy may seem a part of the Chinese culture but is clearly ethically unac...   [tags: Software Technology China Essays]
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The Peoples' Republic of China - The Next Superpower? - The Peoples' Republic of China - The Next Superpower. The People's Republic of China (PRC) is seen by many as an economic powerhouse with the world's largest standing military that has the potential to translate economic power into the military sphere. As one of the elements of power, a nation's military potential is based not only on its capability to defeat an adversary, but also its ability to coerce and exercise influence. China's standing armed force of some 2.8 million active soldiers in uniform is the largest military force in the world....   [tags: International Politics Diplomacy]
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General Electric's Potential Investment in The People's Republic of China - China is the best country among the BRIC's for GE to focus its investment. General Electric is a large conglomerate of companies which spans different industry. The industry behemoth is divided into 4 business units with GE Capital, GE Technology Infrastructure, GE Energy and NBC Universal. All of its business units if spun-off into its own company would rank in Fortune 500. The company's products and services include aircraft engines, power generation, water processing, security technology, medical imaging, business and consumer financing, media content and industrial products....   [tags: Business Investment]
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The People's Republic of China vs. the Internet -      The introduction of the Internet to the mainstream world has brought with it a new way of distributing information. This new distribution of information over the Internet has created a power struggle between some states and their citizens. The basic definition of power is the action of a person over another person to force the submissive person to do something he would not ordinarily do. Brian A. Connery, a professor at Oakland University who has studied power, defines power as, "Any capacity to get people to do what you want them to do." Power is evident in the relationship between a state and its citizens....   [tags: Internet and Politics]
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The Bitter and Unstable Relations between The People's Republic of China and Taiwan - Cross-Strait Relations The Cross-Strait relations refer to the bitter and unstable relations between the People's Republic of China and the Republic of China. The term comes from the relationship that both China and Taiwan has had, physically across the Taiwanese Strait. The relationship between the countries has been filled with war, tension, and little contact. In the earliest of Taiwanese history, both nations fought to seek diplomatic control as the legitimate form of Chinese government (Lee)....   [tags: Cross-Strait Relations]
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The Republic of the Philippines: Poverty and Political Conditions - Political Conditions: The Republic of the Philippines is a Constitutional Republic and has three branches of government. The Executive, Judicial, and Legislative are laid out much like the United States’ (CIA WFB, 2012). The Philippine constitution was amended and re-ratified February of 1987 and has not changed since. (CIA WFB, 2012) The Philippine Government has strong ties with the United States and currently United States Army Pacific Command (PACOM) conducts joint operations with the National Army of the Philippines (NAP)....   [tags: Scarborough Reef, taiwan, china]
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Internet Use in China - Introduction The Chinese media landscape is complicated and contradictory, playing a controversial role between the Party Line and the Bottom Line (Zhao, 1998). It does affect on all types of media, Internet included, despite the fact that the government applies strict rules of control and censorship, which is against the nature itself of Internet. In order to deliver a better idea of how media work in China today, is necessary to remind where the People's Republic of China is from and what is the approach to media generally, that helps to understand the contrast based on the different ideologies behind Internet and Chinese government relating to media....   [tags: Internet Use in China]
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The Impact of China's One-Child Policy - The Chinese population has been growing since the beginning of Chinese civilization, but never as rapidly as when the People’s Republic of China was formed. Mao Zedong believed that expanding the population would lead to a spur in economic growth. The People’s Republic of China provided improved sanitation and medicine, which helped facilitate the growth of the Chinese population. The encouragement of population growth was soon ended after both the Great Leap Forward and the Cultural Revolution because China was unable to support such a large expansion of the population....   [tags: China's One-Child Policy]
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Chairman Mao and Women's Rights in China - There is no denying that the leadership of the Chinese Communist Party under Chairman Mao Zedong changed the course of the history of China and shaped the China the world sees today. The amount of lives, cultural traditions, and differing intellectual thoughts that were lost and destroyed as he strove to meet his goals for the country can never be recovered or replaced. However, it had been asserted that one of the more positive effects of Chairman Mao on the people of China was his somewhat radical opinion of woman....   [tags: History of Women's Rights in China]
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Shanghai and China´s Economic Rise - Dong’s book Shanghai introduces us Shanghai, a city born in greed and humiliation. Shanghai was like “the ugly daughter grew up in the shadow of celestial Empire’s defeat by outsiders in the opium war. (p.2, Dong)” From late 1800s to 1949, “in Shanghai, more than anywhere else in China, progressive-minded Chinese recognizes the need for China to adopt modern enterprises and technology. (p.66, Dong)” Shanghai, a treaty port ruled simultaneously by three separate municipal regimes, in the first half of the 20th century rose to become China's largest city for many important functions, such as trade, financing, manufacturing, journalism, publishing and education....   [tags: China, politics, economics, Dong]
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Curbing Air Pollution Plan in China - Analyze for Curbing Air Pollution Plan in China Within the recent thirty years, China made a big progress in the economics. However, with the exponentially increasing economy, the pollution has emerged silently. With the surging pollution appearing these years, more and more reports indicates that the air pollution in China puts the health of the public in a dangerous position. Within all the pollution, the air pollution is the one that the public worry about the most. And in addition to that, several severe air pollution has been observed within recent years and increased the concern of the public....   [tags: China, Economy, Pollution, Health]
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China Cultural Awareness Book Report - ... The Song dynasty marked the transition period from the ancient dynasty to the modern form (960-1279AD). This was signaled by the downfall of some of the powerful Tang families. There was social flexibility and modification of the governance system. The changes that were incorporated included the increased women regulation of activities both in the family and society. The 1644-1911 Qing dynasties marked the end of the Chinese dynasty with power struggles between the warlords that coincided with the Second World War (Kissinger & Henry 14)....   [tags: On China by Henry Kissinger]
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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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Contrasting the Politics, History, Economics and Education of China and the US - China, a fast-developing country in the 21st century has a long way to go to catch up with America, a well-developed country. The differences between the two countries are part of the reasons why this happen. In political aspect, they have different systems to function. In historical aspect, China has a different history from the United States. In the economical way, China is making a great progress, but the poverty and unemployment still commonly exist in the country while the US does a better job on eliminating the poverty....   [tags: political economy, china, usa]
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Geography: The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan - Afghanistan is a country that is mysterious to many outsiders. From the harsh landscape to the traditional social norms shared by its people, Afghanistan continues to mystify the world. The country’s unique location has influenced its history and people, and that of the nations and armies that have tried to conquer it. Like all nations, Afghanistan’s geography, infrastructure, history and people contribute to the overall culture of the country. The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan is located in southern Asia....   [tags: islamic republic, borders]
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Human Rights Violations of China's One Child Policy - Abstract The purpose of this research is to highlight to what extent government policy has violated the human rights of women in China. Government policy is important to the organization of countries. Government policies work to aid in political, economic, and social issues that can become detrimental to the function of a country. Flourishing government policies prove to be efficient and effective when implementation is deemed successful. The One Child Policy proved to be successful in reducing population size....   [tags: China's One Child Policy ]
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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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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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Why Was China Such an Advanced Society for So Long? - ... The Great Leap Forward is similar to Stalin’s Five Year Plans and the troubled results of collectivization and a socialist economy are equally as dismal. This Sino-Russian relationship and similarities grew out of personal and nationalist rivals between Mao and Stalin in addition to other numerous factors (Li). Resembling Stalinist purges and Soviet gulags, the Cultural Revolution and other campaigns had negative economic impacts and lead to numerous deaths (White). This period of centralized planning was ultimately ended by the death of Mao Zedong....   [tags: Ming and Qing dynasties, Modern China]
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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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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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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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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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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...   [tags: China Patent Copyright Essays]
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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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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’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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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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China versus India: Market Comparison - China versus India: Market Comparison India The globalisation of a company goes always along with a great amount of opportunities but also with many risks. India and China are both very interesting countries to move into. India became democratic after gaining independence from Britain in 1947. From then, up to the early 1990s India has had a mixed economy, which was identified by a lot of state-owned businesses, centralized planning, and subsidies. This lead to a dramatic constriction of the private sector....   [tags: China India Economy Market Research compare] 2245 words
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Socio-Economic Consequences of China’s ‘One-child per Couple’ Population Policy - ... Although it is arguably true that these single-children can make their own guanxi outside of family, the single-children will not be able to share their social capital to each other with their siblings (Webster 2007). The one-child policy may have increased the ratio of rural children to urban children, and thereby encouraged the exploitative relationship between the city and countryside. The couples with worker registration (as opposed to the less favorable peasant registration) were more compliant with the policy, and were more likely to gain permits before giving birth, so the SRB is lower in urban than in rural areas (Li 1995: 568; Li 2007: 2-3)....   [tags: china´s population, history, ming dynasty]
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The Cultural Influence of The Republic of Djibouti - There are several countries which are located within the Combined Joint Task Force- Horn of Africa AOR. This paper will discuss the cultural influence of the Republic of Djibouti as well as its influence on bordering countries within its region. Additionally, this paper will portray Djibouti’s global significance and its effect on United States interest within the AOR. Historically, Djibouti’s strategic location and status as a free trade zone within the Horn of Africa has played a major role in this country’s importance throughout the globe....   [tags: Culture]
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Tea: The Drink That Launched A Thousand Ships - The teachings of the Chinese philosopher K'ung-fu-tzu, latinized as Confucius by the Europeans, developed into the ethical system which became the official ideology of China until the establishment of the Republic of China in the twentieth century. Confucianism is interested in bettering oneself through the process of moral cultivation. In a nation which upholds Confucianism, each man keeps five core relationships. These form the structure around which the society is framed. They are sovereign-subject, father-son, husband-wife, older brother younger brother, friend- friend....   [tags: China] 1774 words
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May Fourth Movement and Beyond - Mao Zedong, the prominent leader of the Cultural Revolution and one of the innovators of the People’s Republic of China, once declared, “Classes struggle, some classes triumph, others are eliminated. Such is history; such is the history of civilization for thousands of years.” By the time the Qing Dynasty met its inevitable downfall in 1919, a new set of radicals started protesting of a new form of government on May Fourth. This movement, known as the May Fourth Movement, facilitated the Marxist and Leninist ideologies which had been circulating from the aftermath of the Bolshevik Revolution in Soviet Russia....   [tags: China]
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Geography: The Republic of Indonesia - Indonesia Indonesia is beautiful country with amazing simplicities, but what really makes it up. In this essay you will learn anything from Indonesia’s government to etiquette, history to clothing attire, land to traditions, and everything in between. In the early 17th century, the Dutch began to colonize the country of Indonesia. After Japan’s surrender, Indonesia declared its independence on August 7, 1945, and on December 27,1949 it was recognized as independent by the Netherlands. After decades of restraining rule, free and fair legislative elections took place in 1999 (CIA)....   [tags: population, economym government]
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The Necessity of the Chinese Family Planning Program - In the early 1960’s, the People’s Republic of China found itself at a challenging crossroads. Leaders recognized that the population of China had recently surpassed billion people. Several factors contributed to the recent boom in the population. Improved technology and access to medical resources allowed people to live and work longer. Previous leaders had encouraged citizens to have more children in order for the nation to prosper. Furthermore, within the Chinese culture, a large family was considered a traditional sign of happiness....   [tags: China]
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Tradition of Tension and Oppression - Xinjiang lies on the far western boundaries of the People’s Republic of China. An area three times the size of France, home to the vast majority of the People’s Republic of China’s Uyghur population (along with twelve other officially recognized ethnic groups), the Xinjiang Autonomous Region has been isolated from its central Beijing-based government by rough terrain, a language barrier, and starkly different religious traditions and economic structure. Even the region’s Chinese name, Xinjiang or “new frontier” implies both the relative recentness of the province’s acquisition by China and the imperialist nature of this acquisition....   [tags: China]
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China and Taiwan - China and Taiwan Historically, the Taiwan problem originated after the Nationalist and Communist Chinese re-ignited the Civil War. They had previously settled their disputes temporarily, to defend the invasion of the Japanese in the 1930s. The Civil War started again in 1946, only a year after fighting ceased at the end of the Second World War. The Communists were commanded by Mao Tse Tung, and the Nationalists were being lead by Chiang Kia-Shek. However, the Nationalists had the advantage of US support....   [tags: Chinese History] 808 words
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Censorship in China - The Freedom of Speech is granted to every American citizen and has been since it was founded in 1776; however, not every nation grants that right. China, as a communist nation, retains most individual freedom rights from its citizens. Although in the Peoples Republic of China’s (PRC) 1982 constitution, people are guaranteed Freedom of Expression and Press; it is often violated by the current corrupt government. The government demands the news to be 80% positive and 20% negative, altering the facts n occasion....   [tags: Censorship] 965 words
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Desertificiation in China - Historically the Chinese has had an established a balance between man and nature. However, the twentieth century has seen a reversal in this relationship. China has adopted many damaging and exploitative practices, especially after the establishment of the communist People Republic of China (PRC) (Jiang, 2007). Years of ecological abuse have left China in an environmental crisis. Land degradation, specifically desertification, is one of the most pressing and important ecological issues. In 1978 the PRC’s Standing Committee initiated the Three-North Shelterbelt Development Programme (TNS)....   [tags: Environment, Man, Nature] 2461 words
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Communism in China - Communism is a system of government, a political ideology that rejects private ownership and promotes a classless, stateless society based on common ownership of all property and the means of production, where by all work is shared and all proceeds are commonly owned. Communism is practised in China, North Korea, Vietnam, Laos and Cuba. However most of the world’s communist governments have been disbanded since the end of World War II. Soon after the Japanese surrendered at the end of World War II, Communist forces began a war against the Kuomintang in China....   [tags: Communism Essays] 835 words
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The Soong Sisters - History is not created through chance, but instead it is made through the work of inspiring individuals. An example of this would be how the Soong Sisters affected both China and other countries with their intelligent and powerful attitudes toward the world. Although they were known as sisters, these three women worked independently for many of their most powerful years, and eventually separated because of their husbands. Soong Ching-Ling and Soong Mei-Ling were more influential and significant working alone than together because of their personalities, their husbands, and their different influences upon different audiences....   [tags: China]
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China and Japan: A Comparative Study - The history of modern Japan and China are very similar to each other, but the two countries have turned out so differently. China is the largest Communist country with the largest population in the world. Japan is a major, democratic superpower with the densest population per capita in the world. Throughout the Modern East Asian course, I have learned about the histories of these two great East Asian countries and have come to a greater understanding on why they are what they are today. Factors that contributed to the shaping of these countries include government and society, western influence, and conflicts and struggles....   [tags: Asia, Compare] 439 words
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The Conflicts between China and Tibet - Millions of conflicts have occurred throughout history, many of which are yet to be resolved. These conflicts have each impacted the world today and piece by piece have shaped many aspects of current life. However, only few conflicts have threatened to destroy an entire culture. Conflicts like these are quite strenuous and have had many adverse effects on people. The Aztec people encountered great conflict during the Spanish conquest after Hernán Cortes arrived in 1519 and started a systematic conquest of Aztec lands (Baer 2)....   [tags: World History, Southeast Asia]
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Relations Between China and Taiwan - Relation between china and Taiwan Introduction The current conflict between china and Taiwan originally began in 1949 when Chiang Kai-shek (President of Republic of China) and his followers fled to Taiwan after their defeat by the Chinese communist party (led by Moa Tse-Tung) in the Chinese civil war, which erupted immediately after the Second World War. In 1950, the Chinese communist party established the people’s republic of china (PRC) and invaded Taiwan, to unify all of china under their rule....   [tags: independence, integration, interests] 1814 words
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The Relationship between the US and China - From the beginning of their establishment, the bilateral relations between the United States of America and China have changed throughout the time. The bilateral relations of the two countries emerged from 1970’s with the ‘Ping-Pong’ diplomacy and there have been many pauses in their mutual relations. The US and China enjoyed cooperation in economic and military spheres and the mutual relations grew massively during until the end of 1990’s. The heads of the two states began visiting each other’s countries and the economic ties were tightening year by year....   [tags: Tiananmen Crisis, Instability]
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The Effects of Population Growth in China - Thesis statement : Since the population has grown rapidly since in the past Fifty (5) years, how did the Chinese government deal with the population explosion in the past and how will they deal,with it in the future. Though China is the world's fifth-largest country in terms of area and the second largest country in Asia, it is the most populous country in the world. There is over one billion Chinese people which is 19 percent of the world's population and the population still keeps growing. From 2000 to 2010, Chinese population growth is about 6.2% and if we compared the population from 1960 with 2010, the population had grown more than 100%....   [tags: population density, one child policy]
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The One Child Policy in China - ... The fine had little to no impact on his life. In contrast to their wealthy counterparts, the poor population suffers from this policy. Farmers in rural areas are impacted the most because these families need additional children to labor on the farm. However, it is nearly impossible for these families to have more than one child because they cannot afford the fines[11].The government has encouraged the poor population to criticize the wealthy Chinese that are able to work their way around the policy rather than attack the policy itself....   [tags: reasoning, negative consequences] 2851 words
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Japan's Reaction to a Rising China - A highly controversial topic in International Relations has been: why are Sino-Japanese relations so controversial and how does this affect Japan’s reaction to a rising China. Relations have been highly controversial because of the security, the economics and the history issues. These issues shape Japan’s foreign policy and there are many arguments regarding how Japan is reacting. For example, some argue that Japan fears China’s growing strength and increasingly assertive foreign policy and as a result Japan has responded by strengthening alliances with the United States and other maritime powers....   [tags: international relations, hegemonic power]
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Human Rights Violations in China - Human rights violation in China The People’s Republic of China with a population 1.3 billion, is the third largest country in the world and has a land size of 960,000 square kilometres. It is a rapidly growing economy, with living standards being raised every year. However, human rights violations are still a part of daily life in some part of China and can still be seen in the present time. The most controversial issues include discrimination, right to live and not to be subject to torture, freedom of religion, opinion, to fair public hearing, rights to family and the right of movement....   [tags: Speech, Religion, Movement]
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China: A New World Power - A country’s struggle to power is much like that of two rivalling siblings. They are locked in a constant competition as they attempt to one-up the other. Countries do the same as they race against each other to produce better exports, and to attract more money into their economy. They are constantly vying against each other for the center of attention so that they are the main focal point of the international world. This competition continues until one finally relents, or blatantly falls, and allows the other to shine; much like how China is slowly managing to overtake the U.S....   [tags: Economics, politics, globalization]
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China and Africa Trade Relations - Today’s world is shrinking. Not literally of course, but the advances in technology make it easy to span thousands of miles of land and sea, so people can immediately communicate with each other. The internet has connected the world instantly, and planes make traveling from one side of the world to the other a piece of cake compared to the long, dangerous sea voyages of the past. People move and migrate constantly, all the while exchanging ideas and goods. Trade has always played an important role in human history....   [tags: diplomatic ties, third world nations]
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Is China's Claim to Tibet Justified? - As much as I would like to take a neutral approach to the Tibetan-Chinese issue, I am concerned it is simply impossible. I remember when I first read Patric French's “Tibet, Tibet. A personal history of a lost land”. I was in my dorm room up all night, shivers constantly running down my spine, from time to time tears running down the cheeks too, I have to confess. Back then I did not know what exactly was going on in this remote and mysterious country, apart from that it is under Chinese occupation and the people are looking for liberation.* But when I read the book I instantly empathized with the story of Tibet....   [tags: Nationalism]
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China's Mixture of Political Systems - Introduction In depicting the International Political Economy, Susan Strange, (1988) in her work “States and Markets” depicts it as a concern of social, political and economic arrangements that affect global systems of production, exchange and distribution and the mix of values reflected therein (Murphy and Tooze, 1991). International Political Economy is defined as the interplay of economics and politics in world affairs (Baylis and Smith, 2001). A dynamic and pivotal force within the global political economy which shows a definite interplay between politics and economics is the country of China; a country whose political system is primarily that of a communist state....   [tags: International Political Economy]
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Lack of Rule of Law in China - Aristotle once stated, “The rule of law is better than that of any individual.” The essential characteristics of rule of law are: the supremacy of law, meaning both the government and individuals are subject to the law; a concept of justice that emphasizes interpersonal adjudication, based on importance of standards and procedures; restrictions on discretionary power and exercise of legislative power by the executive; independent judiciary, judicial precedent and common law methodology; prospective, not retrospective legislation; and underlying moral basis for law....   [tags: International Law]
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British Brands in China - 1.2 British brands in China Being one of the most robust emerging markets, China has attracted investments all over the world for decades since the beginning of its open and reform policy (Melewar, T.C., et al., 2004). After China was accepted by WTO (world trade organization) in 2001(Leïla, 2009), more and more foreign brands have been introduced into Chinese market, among which British brands are no exceptions. These brands of different categories are experiencing the fierce competitions in China, some of them are expanding business quite smoothly while many others are struggling grabbing the market share they have achieved, some losers have to quit the game in the end....   [tags: International Trade, Case Study] 743 words
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China's Source of Power - I disagree about that becomes the source of power in the world. I survey reasons for 3 parts and they are based on group 2's ppt. First part is economy. China is the richest country in the world and China's economy has been developed rapidly. But nowadays the economy does not continue to develop. here's some reasons. Of course, there are positive effects on global society. China has become a high –ranked economic country through 20 years’ fast development, and has affluent labors. But still, its GDP per person is low so it is likely to be developed and continues to grow....   [tags: politics, economy, culture] 665 words
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Language Reformation in China - China has a long history of language reformation, where the Chinese language becomes one of the most successful and radical amendments for the whole nation to adopt several changes along the way. In this essay, a discussion of major components in the language reform, specifically the Mandarin language, in China will be explored with the social, culture, and political issues that have influence the changes. A history and pattern of language used in China- starting from the days of language in the imperial court, to the communist revolution during Mao’s regime, until the language and speech pattern in the twenty first century era- will be explored throughout the essay....   [tags: mandarin, imperial courts, political power]
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Trademark Laws in China - Under the worldwide financial environment, China is considered as a big market for every international corporation. When a brand wants to enter China, can its trademark be protected in the potential market. For instance, CarMan, a registered German trademark, is famous in Euro after using for several years. Now, CarMan is eager to enter China’s market, but there is a same trademark has been registered and used in the same goods as CarMan. The following part is trying to solve disputes arose from the situations like CarMan....   [tags: Marks, Registered] 972 words
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Internet Censorship and China - The Politics of Censorship – Bryan Thetford Such an enormous investment is, out of necessity, coupled with legislation and bureaucracy. In 2010 the People's Republic of China released a white-paper via their Information Office detailing its policies for implementing and regulating the Internet (Xu). Delegating control to over a dozen government organizations and detailing 18 specific laws or decisions regarding China's Internet, the document is nothing if not thorough (Dance to The Revolution)....   [tags: politics of censorship, legislations]
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Organ Harvesting in China - “No one has come out of there alive – Witnessed at Sujiatun Concentration Camp”. A photographer working for The Epoch Times in 2006 laid this caption under a photo he had taken to support his article. It was reported in the article how executed prisoners had become the primary source of body organ transplants. Still to this day in China, organs are being removed from the bodies of Falun prisoners without consent from anyone, to be used as donor organs for patients in need. The moment they find someone in need, the prisoners are immediately made victims....   [tags: Human Rights ]
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Japanese Infuence on China - “Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.” Because of the failure of the government in late Qing period, government officers and citizens noticed that they should have reforms or changes in order to make their nation be better. Moreover, since Qing’s army was defeated in the First Sino Japanese War unexpectedly, people from all walks of life also astounded with the rising of Japan. Consequently, officers suggested an idea of “Chinese learning for substance, Western learning for practical application.” to strengthen the country....   [tags: Political Development, 1900s-1930s]
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The Republic, by Plato - Plato’s ideal society is one that depends on the just actions of its people. In his utopia, all men and women are able to maximize their potential and in turn utilize their talents and skills for the good of all. Happy citizens form a happy society. This perfect society has been both praised and criticized on the basis of some radical elements it possesses: The citizens of Plato’s ideal society are able to curb their self-interest, and because they are happy, or at least psychologically conditioned to believe that they are, these people choose to join in the collective effort and submit to the philosopher-king’s rule for the benefit of all....   [tags: Reflection, Utopia, Conditioning] 894 words
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The Republic of India - Introduction: India, or the Republic of India is the seventh-largest country by area and the second-most populous country with over a billion people. India is also one of the most popular democracy in the world. The Indian economy is the world's tenth-largest by GDP. India became one of the fastest-growing major economies at a very firm pace. As India progresses, its dependence on the Internet will escalate at a very rapid pace. Along with this India’s weakness to the menace of cyber-attacks will become greater....   [tags: population, democracy, economy] 834 words
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Apple Manufacturing in China - Few people second guess Apple or their products, their image is well-maintained and the products are widely owned by people of all kinds. However, the process of making these much beloved iPhones and iPads is widely overshadowed by the company’s rate of constant innovation. In a series of articles by The New York Times, journalists attempt to unmask the controversial use of overseas manufacturers indicate a true crisis; a labor-power problem which abuses foreign workers as well as harming mid-wage jobs of consumers in the U.S....   [tags: Foreign Workers, Sociology]
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China and the WTO - China and the WTO Agricultural Challenges after its Accession to WTO Who is really benefiting from it. The membership of Taiwan Province of China in the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank in the early 1980s contributed to ending China’s isolation of its economy from the world. By 1986, China had started lobbying to be readmitted to the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade after it had left it in 1949 when the People’s Republic of China was founded. As the result of 15 years of laborious negotiations, on December 11 2001, China officially became the 143rd member of the World Trade Organization, and while an economy as large as China can cause commotion for developing countries...   [tags: Trade Agricultural Economy Economics Essays]
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China's Reformation - In most works of art, the tone, costumes, and setting can largely influence the mood of the story. A deep examination of the mentioned attributes can possibly reveal latent messages and intents of the artists. This is evident in both Lao She’s Teahouse and China’s The Founding of a Republic. The Founding of a Republic was funded and produced by Chinese government as a celebration of the 60th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China; as a result, it widely regarded as propaganda. Lao’s Teahouse, however, was written about the Chinese revolution from a common man’s perspective....   [tags: History, Chinese Communist Party] 1248 words
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