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Old Madam Yin: A Memoir of Peking Life

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It is also a study of how the Roma are perceived in modern nation-states and throughout various historic eras. On the other hand, if prejudice is due to social learning, education and personal contact may reduce prejudice (Farley, 2012:43-44). Common criticisms concern perceived threats to existing social traditions and the national culture as well as the costs associated with what are perceived to be 'special' programs. As a communist state, the country is officially atheist. By 1978, nearly three-fourths of the country's industrial production was produced by centrally controlled state-owned enterprises (SOEs) according to centrally planned output targets.
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Awakening the Sleeping Tiger: The True Story of a

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For example, among participants whose siblings were not drug users, those with a strong Puerto Rican affiliation were significantly more likely to be in a lower stage of drug use than those whose affiliation was weaker. Pig raising, often pursued as a private sideline by peasants, is the fastest-growing sector of the livestock industry, and hogs and pork products are becoming valuable export earners. Those attacks extended beyond the government to include intellectuals, teachers, and scientists, many of whom were sent to work camps in the countryside for "reeducation."
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The Third Daughter, A Story of Chinese Home Life

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S. cities: New York City has about 16 million people, Los Angeles has about 13 million, and Chicago has about 7 million.) Throughout its history, China's growing population has been difficult to feed. Silk originated in China before 3500 BC, and today, the People's Republic of China is the biggest producer of silk. It is about the anxiety of loss, and the desire for legitimation. This blending of culinary traditions is an example of the cultural hybridity that occurs when different cultures meet.
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Jewel of the Kingdom: General Chow Chih and Nationalist

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The revival of Tibetan Buddhism within China (and in much of South East Asia) owes as much to Han patronage as to Tibetan devotion. People's Armed Police (PAP) presence remained at historically high levels in many communities across the Tibetan Plateau. This remains true in rural areas particularly. Thus it is as an instrument for political mobilization that ethnicity often plays a key role in the interplay between group activities and public policy.
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Second Daughter: Growing Up in China 1930-1949

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Most of them live in tightly-knit communities, with a few living in areas inhabited by several other ethnic groups. Until the early 1980s, the flow of Chinese funds abroad was confined to assistance to developing countries and to investment in Hong Kong real estate. The Chinese business community in Singapore was encouraged by Lee to recognise that ethnic networking was a useful, yet heretofore untapped, way of competing more effectively with multinational corporations.
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Hillbilly in China

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Registered urban unemployment, at 3.6% in 2001 and below 4% in 2002, was to be controlled at about 5% under the tenth plan. President, I want to thank you, your government, the people of China, and the people Hangzhou for the excellent accommodations and what I am sure will be a productive G20 Summit. Women in the political hierarchy have included Song Qingling (Soong Ch'ingling, 1892–1981), Sun Zhongshan's wife, and Jiang Qing (Chiang Ch'ing, 1913–91), Mao's fourth wife, who emerged as a radical leader during the Cultural Revolution.
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The Difference in Butterflies: A Chinese dancer’s memoir of

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Yet, for most reporters from ethnic media--though a study conducted by pollster Sergio Bendixen said that about 60 million people access them as their source information--credentials for the largest political events such as the DNC and RNC are still hard to come by. "In an election cycle that looks to evoke emotional responses versus fact-based analysis, it is critical for the media like us to report and bring this information to the public," said Derek Ware, reporter of GlocallyNewark.com, an online community publication.
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A Tiger's Heart: The Story of a Modern Chinese Woman

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Foreign policy considerations also argue for better treatment of Korean minorities, since South Korean investment, tourism, and natural resources have given China's Koreans in Liaoning and Manchuria a booming economy and the best educational level of all nationalities (including the Han). It is noticeable that the movements toward convertibility of the current account have allowed foreign firms to make their transactions through designated foreign exchange banks and through FEACs.
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Factory Girls: Voices from the Heart of Modern China

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The United States and China recognize that our two economies are closely interconnected, and each country has a strong stake in the economic prosperity of the other. Known as the Gang of Four, they were widely disliked. His successor was Hua Guofeng, a protégé whom the chairman had promoted through the ranks of the party. In The Chinese Family and Its Ritual Behavior, ed. Although the Tatars would have liked to control their homeland, their weak demographic presence in the region precluded them from representing Tatarstan as the domain of Tatars only.
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Iron and Silk

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A History of the Press and Public Opinion in China. An internally cohesive group, the Tibetans have proven the most resistant of the minority groups to the government's integration efforts. Combined, the three largest visible minority groups in 2011 – South Asians, Chinese and Blacks – accounted for 61.3% of the visible minority population. After a period of attempted negotiations with the Dalai Lama the PLA invaded eastern Tibet in October 1950, which compelled the Fourteenth (and present) Dalai Lama to sign the ‘Seventeen-Point Agreement for the Peaceful Liberation’ of Tibet in May 1951.