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Modernization and national minorities in China

Hsiao-tК»ung Fei

Modernization and national minorities in China

by Hsiao-tК»ung Fei

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Published by Centre for East Asian Studies, McGill University in Montreal .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Minorities -- China.,
  • China -- Social conditions.,
  • China -- Economic conditions -- 1949-

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Fei Xiaotong.
    SeriesOccasional papers / Centre for East Asian Studies, McGill University -- no.6, Occasional papers (Centre for East Asian Studies, McGill University) -- no. 6
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHN673.5 X53, HN673.5 F38
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 47 leaves. --
    Number of Pages47
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21555745M

    14 Deconstructing Ethnic Minorities in China: Eliminating Orientalism or Re-Orientalizing? 15 On the Formation and Evolution of Chinese National Cultural Security Issues in the Twentieth Century 16 A New Understanding of “Soft Power”. Subject Guides: Minorities in China and Beyond (AAAS/HIST): Reference Materials.

      A China specialist from Australia has written a scholarly and readable account of the minority nationalities in China, including Tibetans, Uygurs, Mongolians, and Koreans. He assesses the growth or decline of their populations, the policies toward them by the central government, the pace of their economic development, and their relations across international borders.   China's policies towards its ethnic minorities demonstrate a major concern with national security because of the strategic location of many of its indigenous peoples; and these concerns dominate and at times cut diametrically across other policiesuch as tourism devel- opmentesigned to improve the welfare of those peoples.

    Books Division. Chicago Distribution Center. SUBSCRIBE. LOG IN China's Minorities: Integration and Modernization in the Twentieth Century. Colin Mackerras. Stevan Harrell. , "China's Minorities: Integration and Modernization in the Twentieth Century. Colin Mackerras," The China . The following is a translation prepared by the Congressional-Executive Commission on China of the "People's Republic of China Regional Ethnic Autonomy Law," issued by the Second Session of the Sixth National People’s Congress on (effective October 1, ) and amended in accordance with the “Decision on Revising the People’s Republic of China Regional Ethnic Autonomy Law.


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6. China is home to 55 recognized minority groups including Tibetans, Muslim Uygurs, Mongolians, and Koreans. This insightful study looks at the status of minorities in China throughout the twentieth century, placing particular emphasis on population growth and decline, the implementation of central government policies aimed towards them, economic development, and their international Cited by: 9.

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As many as 3, feature films have been produced films dubbed in minority languages. By36 publishing houses specializing in publishing for national minorities had published more than 53 million copies of 4,odd titles of books in 23 minority languages.

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China. This book is a study of past and present policies of the People's Republic of China towards its numerous and varied minority groups, a subject about which there is scant information in the West.

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