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Unformatted text preview: Yes-During the late Qing debate, with China increasingly threatened by foreign military imperialism, scholars argued enthusiastically for the introduction of a new system of democratic rights as a vital tool of national resistance. During the Republican era that followed, the threat from outside remained the same. However by now many theorists had grown disillusioned with democracy and rights, believing that the only way China could withstand further foreign encroachments was to withhold rights from its people. No-For China to have the 2008 Olympic in Beijing, Chinese government had to literally kick out hundreds of thousands of people out of their own homes to build the stadiums, hotels and other need for the Olympics. According to the press, they were paid less than the actual value of people’s homes. -Child labor in China still exists still to this day.-...
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This note was uploaded on 09/08/2010 for the course GEOG 112 at San Jose State.