China's Politics and Economy in 1999

China's Politics and Economy in 1999

Coping With Crises

eBook - 2000
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What the Jiang Zemin leadership faced in 1999 can be characterized by a century-old Chinese saying, neiyou waihuan (literally, "internal disturbance and external threat"). What with the worst growth record in a decade, the Falun Gong sect's siege of Zhongnanhai, Nato's bombing of the Chinese embassy in Yugoslavia, and Lee Teng-hui's new "two-state" theory, the Chinese leadership was under tremendous pressure throughout the year. Many have wondered if that leadership could still hold its own at the turn of the century. This volume provides the reader with an in-depth analysis of how the Chinese.
Publisher: Singapore : World Scientific : Singapore University Press, ©2000
ISBN: 9789812792877
Characteristics: 1 online resource (v, 47 pages) : illustrations


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