This book is an offshoot of the media activities of the China Council of The Asia Society in 1981. It provides a quick, multifaceted portrait that covers not only politics, economics, and foreign policy, but also society, culture, and personalities.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction 2. The Rise of Hu Yaobang and the Problems of One-Party Rule 3. From Feudal Patriarchy to Rule of Law: Chinese Politics in 1980 4. The Chinese Economy in 1980: Death of Reform? 5. Youth in China Today: Obstacle to Economic Modernization? 6. Chinese Families and the Four Modernizations 7. US-China Relations in 1980