eBook De-Politicization Of Ethnic Questions In China, 1st Edition

  • Published By: World Scientific Publishing Company
  • ISBN-10: 9814513865
  • ISBN-13: 9789814513869
  • DDC: 951.004
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 208 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released January 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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De-politicizing issues of ethnicity is a new theoretical approach to study ethnic questions actively propounded and elaborated by Professor Ma Rong of Sociology Department of Peking University in the past ten years. In the recent years, this theoretical approach has aroused biggish responses from the academic community in Mainland China, the relevant government departments, and the general public. It is likely to elicit vigorous discussions in the years ahead. The book contains eight selected chapters which represent the main contributions to the debate. The first chapter by Ma Rong is the key paper where in he lays out his main ideas and arguments. The remaining chapters deal with both positive and negative responses to the first chapter, and his replies to them.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editorial Committee.
Preface: My Views on the Debate Over “Depoliticizing Ethnicity in China”.
1: A New Perspective in Guiding Ethnic Relations in the 21st Century: “De-Politicization” of Ethnicity in China*.
2: Establishing a Socialist Harmonious Society and National Relations*.
3: The Two Required Principles for Evaluating National Policies from an National Perspective.
4: Establishing a Multinational Harmonious Society and Resolving National Issues — “Depoliticizing” and “Culturizing” National Issues*.
5: Evaluation on the “Nation Building” of India by the United Nations Development Programme*.
6: On “Afterthoughts” of China's National Issues and “Being Practical” — Debating Ma Rong*.
7: My Views on “Depoliticizing” National Issues*.
8: Current Crux and Solutions to Current Ethnic Issues in China*.