Week 13-3 Ethnic Minorities (1)

Week 13-3 Ethnic Minorities (1) - • Prevention of...

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POLC 3020: Contemporary Chinese Govt & Politics Week 13 (3) China and the World - Ethnic Minorities - Nov. 19, 2010
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Title (Page 1) Title must be in question form Abstract (Page 1) Body of the Paper (What, Why, and So What?) Literature Review Your Argument Empirical Evidence Approx. 7-10 pages Style: Font Size 12, Single Space Citation in the body Conclusion Bibliography Research Paper
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Ethnic minorities constitute less than 10% of the China’s population. But, why has the CCP made a great deal of efforts on the minorities? What strategies has China employed to strengthen national integration in ethnic minority regions? Despite its efforts, why are the regions particularly Xinjiang and Tibet unstable politically? Questions
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Strategic Motives Most minorities live on or near China’s land frontiers Minority areas comprise about 64% of China’s territory. The border divides a group arbitrarily Hostile foreign powers might want to use their minority nationals to infiltrate China
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Unformatted text preview: • Prevention of separatist movements in other areas – “China will never turn a blind eye to those who working to undermine China’s territorial integrity, national unification, and dignity.” Why Are Ethnic Minorities Important? Economic Motives • A number of minority areas possess rich natural resources. – Oil, coal, gold, and other mineral deposits – (1 billion tons-rich iron ore; 40 million tons-copper; 40 million tons-lead) – 80% of China’s meat-, milk-, and wool-supplying animals are found there. – More than 600 sites worth approx. $128 billion. – China completed 1 st rail link to Tibet to exploit natural resources. Why Are Ethnic Minorities Important? Economic Motives (cont.) • Most minority areas are sparsely populated – The potential to absorb immigrants Why Are Ethnic Minorities Important? Essentially, the minority problem is about national integration. Why Are Ethnic Minorities Important?...
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