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6 edition of China and Its National Minorities found in the catalog.

China and Its National Minorities

Autonomy or Assimilation? (East Gate Books)

by Thomas Heberer

  • 252 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by M.E. Sharpe .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethnic studies,
  • Political structure & processes,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Ethnohistory,
  • Sociology,
  • China,
  • Ethnic relations,
  • Ethnology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages165
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8377244M
    ISBN 100873325494
    ISBN 109780873325493

    Minorities and the general population in China continue to face severe monitoring and censorship of expression and assembly. In , Freedom House labeled China as the worst abuser of internet freedom of the year and Reporters Without Borders ranked China out of countries in its World Press Freedom Index.   Second, there is the innate belief in the superiority of the Han race, a notion historically reflected in China's attitudes to all its neighbors as well as toward the non-Han minorities within its.

    Multiple ethnic groups populate China, the area claimed by both the People's Republic of China and the Republic of China ().. The Han (汉) people are the largest ethnic group in mainland China. In , % of the population were classified as Han (~ billion). Besides the Han Chinese majority, 55 other ethnic (minority) groups are categorized in present China, numbering approximately. Save 84% off the newsstand price! Estimates of the United states population at the middle of the 21st century vary, from the U.N.’s million to the U.S. Census Bureau’s to million.

    It's a high-stakes strategy for the Asian nation fighting to keep its superpower status amid a national lockdown and palpable anger over claims of a cover-up made worse by an economic crisis. China defines itself as one people consisting of the majority Han (ethnic Chinese) plus 55 "national minorities" such as the Tibetans, Mongols, Uighurs, and Kazaks. Several of these minority groups are dissatisfied with Chinese rule and harbor significant independence movements.


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China and Its National Minorities by Thomas Heberer Download PDF EPUB FB2

China and its National Minorities: Autonomy or Assimilation. is an easy if somewhat simple introduction into the issues of Chinese minority policies. Heberer's failure to incorporate an in-depth analysis of the issues and his glossing over of historical relationships between the Han and minority peoples means that this book is not as comprehensive as one would hope/5(2).

China and its National Minorities: Autonomy or Assimilation. is an easy if somewhat simple introduction into the issues of Chinese minority policies. Heberer's failure to incorporate an in-depth analysis of the issues and his glossing over of historical relationships between the Han and minority peoples means that this book is not as /5(2).

This title was first published in This book is a study of past and present policies of the People's Republic of China towards its numerous and varied minority groups, a subject about which there is scant information in the : Thomas Heberer. China and Its National Minorities.: This book is a study of past and present policies of the People's Republic of China towards its numerous and varied minority groups, a subject about which there is scant information in the West.

This book is a study of past and present policies of the People's Republic of China towards its numerous and varied minority groups, a subject about which there is scant information in the West. It examines the impact of Chinese culture on these diverse groups and China's attempt to bring them into the mainstream of Han : Thomas Heberer.

Culture, Schooling, and Development. China's National Minority Education. China's National Minority Education book. Culture, Schooling, and Development. Edited By Gerard A. Postiglione. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 15 October Pub.

location New York. Imprint by: This book is a study of past and present policies of the People's Republic of China towards its numerous and varied minority groups, a subject about which there is scant information in the West. It examines the impact of Chinese culture on these diverse groups and China's attempt to bring them into the mainstream of Han life.

China is home to 55 recognized minority groups including Tibetans, Muslim Uygurs, Mongolians, and Koreans. This insightful study looks at the status of minorities in China throughout the twentieth century, placing particular emphasis on population growth and decline, the implementation of central government policies aimed towards them, economic development, and their international relations.

Chinese National Costumes ethnic group identification and the blood lineage of China' s minority groups. People usually are attired in special way on such occasions as festivals, wedding. China's National Defense in National Minorities Policy and Its Practice in China. Its use by Hsü here does little to substantiate the Communists' claim that immediately on entering an area they first learned the local people's customs, then became fast friends with them.

3 Wales, Nym, Red Dust, Stanford, Stanford University Press,p. China is a multi-ethnic state. According to the census conducted on 1 Novemberaside from the Han Chinese, which account for percent of the population, there are 55 officially recognized ethnic minorities, or 'national minorities' in Chinese parlance (shaoshu minzu 少数民族), numbering some million people all together.

These minorities inhabit approximately 60 percent of Chinese. The effects of Chinese rule on the various minority groups that comprise the People's Republic of China are examined in this book.

The topics covered include the impact of the cultural revolution on the minority peoples, the future of Tibet, and Sino-Soviet relations. Minzu wenxue (nationalities literature) is the short form for shaoshu minzu wenxue (national minorities literature), a term for which China claims exclusivity.

Although a vivid discussion has taken place, especially during the s, no agreement has been reached regarding a definition of the term beyond the ethnic belonging of the creators of this literature.

- Buy China's Minorities: Ethnic Religious Seperation in Xinjiang book online at best prices in India on Read China's Minorities: Ethnic Religious Seperation in Xinjiang book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified : Mahesh Ranjan Debata.

National Minorities in China. Stockwell, Rhoda. Integrated Education, 12, 4,Nov-Dec An overview of the situation of national minority groups in China and the work of the Central Institute of National Minorities in Peking.

(EH) Descriptors: Chinese Culture. PROMOTING AND PROTECTING MINORITY RIGHTS. Note. The designations employed and the presentation of the material in this publication do not imply. the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the Secretariat of the United Nations concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area, or of its authorities, or concerning.

Another unapproved minority is the Mosuo, a matriarchal group of aro people. Most of them live in Yunnan province, which borders on Guizhou. Its members are designated as Naxi, a.

Isobel Yeung’s recent Independent Voices piece asks us to keep an open mind about how China treats its ethnic minorities (who account for around 8 per cent of its. Cover title: Questions and answers about China's national minorities.

Colophon title in Chinese: Zhongguo shao shu min zu wen ti wen da. Description: pages ; 21 cm: Other Titles: Questions and answers about China's national minorities. Zhongguo shao shu min zu wen ti wen da.

China's minority nationalities. Responsibility. (). Portraying “minorities” in Chinese history textbooks of the s and s: the advance and retreat of ethnocultural inclusivity.

Asia Pacific Journal of Education: Vol. 39, Education, Development and Social ‘Progress’ in Asia: Critical Insights from Comparative Research, pp. Modern China may seem enigmatic, but as the nation’s power and presence in global affairs expand, it becomes more critical for us to understand its place in the world.

Here, we have compiled the ten best nonfiction books about China so you may further your comprehension of the country that plays such a significant role in our lives.A brief introduction on the ethnic minorities in China.

The list makes a clear description on the 55 ethnic groups from the aspects of distribution, eating habits, beliefs and unique customs.