Week 13-3 Ethnic Minorities (3)

Week 13-3 Ethnic Minorities (3) - National Integration...

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Reform Era: Pluralism Differences between minorities and Han Chinese understood as a function of inequalities As living standards equalizes, tensions would disappear. Exemption from the one-child policy and easier access to higher education Economic development projects in Western China National Integration Strategy
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Reform Era: Pluralism Reform produces problems in minority regions. Minority areas fell behind economically. The suppliers of raw materials to the manufacturing areas of the coast Upsurges of fundamentalist and separatist sentiments in the regions
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Unformatted text preview: National Integration Strategy Reform Era: Pluralism (cont.) • Internal and External Challenges – The Tiananmen Incident in 1989 and the rise of Democratic sentiments – The disintegration of the Soviet Union and the rise of Islamic fundamentalism in Central Asia and Middle East • Repression increased since the late 1980s – The CCP appeared to have decided to add the stick of increased repression to the carrot of its economic development policy as a solution to its minority problem. National Integration Strategy...
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This note was uploaded on 03/10/2011 for the course POLC 3020 taught by Professor Kim during the Fall '10 term at Tulane.

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Week 13-3 Ethnic Minorities (3) - National Integration...

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