Poverty in the People's Republic of China
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This paper challenges the popular outlook of a strong economy in China, stating that poverty exists in rural areas. The paper continues by considering the implications of poverty for China as it faces democratic reform.
From the Paper:"High growth and a seemingly Western consumer culture in the People's Republic of China (PRC) causes some observers to expect eventual political liberalization, but this prediction ignores the reality of millions of Chinese who live in abject poverty who gain nothing from the last decades' economic take-off, as a chronic problem that Beijing tends to view as one of security more than the need for a systemic correction. Capitalist growth-oriented development in the PRC has the price of leaving a segment `behind' in a broad sector that the centre will see as more of a problem..."
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Poverty in the People's Republic of China (2007, December 01) Retrieved September 30, 2023, from https://www.academon.com/term-paper/poverty-in-the-people-republic-of-china-132806/
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