This book explores the external and internal forces shaping the country, by tracing political, economic, military, social, and cultural trends in the People's Republic of China. It helps to further understanding of what has happened in China in the recent past.
0. Introduction: Deng's Gamble 1. Peaceful Evolution with Chinese Characteristics 2. The Chinese Economy: Moving Forward 3. China and the New World Order 4. Courts, Justice, and Human Rights 5. Public Health in China 6. Chinese Cinema Enters the 1990s