Affirmative Action in China and the U.S.: A Dialogue on by Minglang Zhou, Ann Maxwell Hill

By Minglang Zhou, Ann Maxwell Hill

Inequalities in China’s multi-ethnic society and comparable problems with political balance became extra acute as financial globalization has intensified festival for scarce assets, and the dynamics of the marketplace and society at huge more and more take priority over these of the kingdom. those advancements, together with China’s industry reforms started within the early Nineteen Eighties, have heightened nation matters over the heavily intertwined problems with fairness for minorities and political balance for the nation. this is often the 1st quantity to comprehensively learn contemporary alterations in China’s affirmative motion rules for the schooling of minorities, traditionally a tremendous kingdom device for addressing ethnic inequality.

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Flourishing would be continued but in a more carefully circumscribed manner; assimilation was to be encouraged but not pushed. This slight leaning in favor of assimilation continued over the next two years. The preamble of the 1954 state constitution promised that the government would “pay full attention to the special characteristics in the development of each nationality” (China 1962, 64). On the other hand, the document did not single out Han chauvinism as the principal threat to an effective national policy as had the report issued the previous year.

24 Ann Maxwell Hill and Minglang Zhou Luo, Guangwu. 2001. Xin zhongguo minzu gongzuo dashi gailan [An Introduction to Major Events in New China’s Nationalities Affairs]. Beijing: Huawen chubanshe. Mackerras, Colin. 1994. China’s Minorities: Integration and Modernization in the Twentieth Century. Hong Kong: Oxford University Press. Mao, Gongning. 2001. Minzu wenti lunji [A Collection of Articles on the National Question]. Beijing: Minzu chubanshe. Mao, Gongning and Liu Wanqing. 2004. Minzu zhengce yanjiu wencong [Studies of Minorities Policy], vol.

Eventually standard language and standard education may contribute significantly to the cohesion of the inclusive Chinese nation, only if positive policies can help to advance minorities up the educational and socioeconomic ladders in the Chinese mainstream. References Becquelin, Nicholas. 2004. ” China Quarterly 178 (June): 358–378. Bhattacharji, Preeti. 2008. ” Council on Foreign Relations website. org/publication/16870/#1. China. 1981. Dang de minzu zhengce wenxian ziliao xuanbian [Selected Documents on the CCP’s Minority Policies].

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