This book investigates human rights in China since the death of Mao in 1976. It analyzes legal practices and institutions, intellectual and ideological policies, and economic changes to evaluate the degree to which there have been real changes in the Chinese attitude toward human rights.
1. Introduction 2. Humanist Ethics in Chinese History 3. Human Rights in the Polity of the People's Republic of China 4. The Legal Dimension 5. Human Rights and Economic Realities 6. Control of the Mind 7. Summing Up