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Understanding contemporary China

Author: Robert E Gamer
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2012.
Series: Understanding (Boulder, Colo.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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"The new edition of Understanding Contemporary China has been thoroughly revised to reflect a half-decade of significant events and trends, both domestically and in the international arena. The result is an accessible, well-grounded exploration of the most crucial issues affecting China today. The authors assume no prior knowledge on the part of the reader, making the book a perfect choice for interdisciplinary  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert E Gamer
ISBN: 9781588268440 1588268446
OCLC Number: 771425951
Description: xvi, 499 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Robert E. Gamer --
China: a geographic preface / Stanley W. Toops --
The historical context / Rhoads Murphey --
Chinese politics / Robert E. Gamer --
China's economy / Sarah Y. Tong and John Wong --
China beyond the heartland / Robert E. Gamer --
International relations / Robert E. Gamer --
Population growth and urbanization / Ma Rong --
China's environmental problems / Richard Louis Edmonds --
Family, kinship, marriage, and sexuality / Zang Xiaowei --
Women and development / Laurel Bossen --
Religion / Chan Hoiman and Ambrose Y.C. King --
Literature and popular culture / Charles A. Laughlin --
Trends and prospects / Robert E. Gamer.
Series Title: Understanding (Boulder, Colo.)
Responsibility: edited by Robert E. Gamer.

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