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Who are the Chinese Diaspora

This paper attempts to analyse the contemporary relevance of the Chinese Diaspora to mainland China. The last ten years has seen a plethora of academic literature on the emergence of China as a superpower and the implications on current and future international relations globally. Despite China’s domestic population growth the continuing relevance of the Chinese Read More

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International Business Country Analysis: China

At 9.6 million square kilometers, China is one of the biggest countries in the world. It contains the world’s biggest city, Shanghai, and is ruled from the capital of Beijing in the east. China has been the world’s most populous country for centuries and it makes up one-fifth of the world’s total population. Over 1.3 Read More

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Falun Gong – A practice wrongfully accused as a religion with malicious intent

Post-Mao Chinese society subsists within the Communist governance system that has been enforced since the triumph over the Nationalist Party in 1949. A government that controls literally every aspect of Chinese lifestyle, the Communist Party leaves little room for any form of liberty, whether it is regarding the size of your family or your religious Read More

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Tiananmen Square June 1989

On the 22nd of April 1989, Chinese students collected together at Tiananmen Square to pay respects to Hu Yaobang, the students saw this as an opportunity to protest for democratic reform. Little did these students know this protest would end with tragic results. Deng blamed Hu Yaobang, a member of the Deng Xiaoping communist party, Read More

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Civil Strife in China from 1900

The civil strife began with the end of Manchu China from 1898, with the 100 Days reforms. These reforms made changes to civil service, education and reorganized China’s industrial lines to adapt to the west. These changes were made mainly made to stave off criticism and respond to extension in 1890 of foreign enclaves and Read More

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Have the Chinese people been better off in each of these areas since the death of Mao

The leadership that came into power after Mao’s death shared his aspirations to develop an economy sufficiently strong to compete with the rest of the world. This, however, is virtually the only element of economic continuity. The methods employed by Deng Xiaoping and his government contrasted significantly with Mao’s. Their ‘four modernisations’ of 1978, two Read More

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Since its formation in 1949 Communist China has been criticised for its record on human rights

Communism is when a political party believe that they should control the economy and society of a country. Communist countries have one party and no official political opposition. When policies are put forward by the state most of them come into operation, regardless of how good they are. Any opposition is usually forcefully put down. Read More