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China : opposing viewpoints

Torr, James D., 1974- (Added Author).

Summary: Discusses the problems facing China, its stand on democracy and human rights, the potential threat China poses to the U.S., and China's foreign policy from a variety of viewpoints.

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  • ISBN: 073770649X (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780737706499 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0737706503 (lib. bdg.)
  • ISBN: 9780737706505 (lib. bdg.)
  • Physical Description: print
    207 p. : ill ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: San Diego, Calif. : Greenhaven Press, c2001.

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: China's aging population will cause serious problems / Nicholas Eberstadt -- China's growing population will lead to worldwide food shortages / Lester R. Brown -- China faces serious environmental problems / Chenggang (Charles) Wang -- China faces serious economic problems / Wayne M. Morrison -- China faces the threat of political instability / Robert D. Kaplan -- China is becoming more democratic / Henry S. Rowen -- China is not becoming more democratic / James R. Lilley -- Human rights abuses in China are widespread / U.S. Department of State -- The United States overemphasizes human rights abuses in China / Ming Wan -- China's one-child policy violates human rights / Harry Wu -- China's one-child policy does not violate human rights / Information Office of the State Council of the People's Republic of China -- Economic sanctions should be imposed on China / William Saunders -- Economic sanctions should not be imposed on China / David Dreier -- Conflict between the United States and China may be imminent / Frank J. Gaffney Jr. -- Conflict between the United States and China can be averted / Henry Kissinger -- China does not pose a military threat to the United States / Bates Gill and Michael O'Hanlon -- China could pose a military threat to the United States / Mark Helprin -- The United States should defend Taiwan against China / William Kristol and Robert Kagan -- The United States should not defend Taiwan against China / Ted Galen Carpenter -- The United States should end free trade with China / William R. Hawkins -- The United States should not end free trade with China / Jerry J. Jasinowski -- The United States should pressure China to adopt democratic reforms / Robert W. Tracinski -- The United States should not try to control China / Chalmers Johnson.
Subject: National characteristics, American
National characteristics, Chinese
China Social conditions 1976-2000
China Economic conditions 1976-2000
China Relations United States
United States Relations China
China Foreign relations United States
United States Foreign relations China

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