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Human Rights In Post-mao China

1st Edition

By John F Copper

Routledge

130 pages

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Description

The concept of individual human rights in the People's Republic of China, as in all communist countries, is fundamentally different from that in the West. Even so, the record of the Mao Zedong years is generally acknowledged as dismal even in China. This book investigates human rights in China from a historical perspective but concentrates on the p

Table of Contents

Preface -- Introduction -- Humanist Ethics in Chinese History -- Human Rights in the Polity of the People's Republic of China -- The Legal Dimension -- Human Rights and Economic Realities -- Control of the Mind -- Summing Up -- A Statistical Analysis

About the Author

John F. Copper is Stanley J. Buckman Professor of International Studies at Rhodes College. He is the editor of Communist Nations' Military Assistance (Westview, 1983). Stanley J. Buckman Professor of International Studies at Rhodes College. He is the editor of Communist Nations' Military Assistance (Westview, 1983).

Yuan-li Wu is a professor of economics at the University of San Francisco and a consultant at the Hoover Institution.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL054000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / Asian
SOC043000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / Asian American Studies
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies