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Critical Issues in Contemporary China : Unity, Stability and Development, Paperback / softback Book

Critical Issues in Contemporary China : Unity, Stability and Development Paperback / softback

Edited by Czeslaw (University of Adelaide, Australia) Tubilewicz


Critical Issues in Contemporary China: Unity, Stability and Development comprehensively examines key problems crucial to understanding modern-day China. Organized around three interrelated themes of unity, stability and development, each chapter explores distinct issues and debate their significance for China domestically and for Beijing's engagement with the wider world.

While presenting contending explanatory approaches, contributors advance arguments to further critical discussion on selected topics.

Main issues analysed include: political changemilitary transformationlegal reformseconomic developmentenergy securityenvironmental degradationfood security and safetydemographic trendsmigration and urbanization labour unresthealth and educationsocial inequalities ethnic conflicts Hong Kong's integrationcross-Strait relations. Given its thorough and up-to-date assessment of major political, social and economic challenges facing China, this fully revised and substantially expanded new edition is an essential read for any student of Chinese Studies.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 298 pages, 28 Line drawings, black and white; 18 Tables, black and white; 28 Illustrations, black an
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Regional studies
  • ISBN: 9781138917354



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