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Title Tibet [electronic resource] / Clare Hanrahan, book editor.
Publication Info. Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2009.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOK-Opposing Viewpoints In Context    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 209 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Opposing Viewpoints In Context
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 194-196) and index.
Contents Why consider opposing viewpoints? -- Introduction -- ch. 1. Who should rule Tibet? -- Chapter preface -- 1. China should acknowledge Tibetan autonomy within China / Michael C. Davis -- 2. China should not acknowledge Tibetan autonomy within China / Yedor -- 3. The exiled government of the Dalai Lama should try to negotiate with China / Patrick French -- 4. China should not negotiate with the exiled government of the Dalai Lama / Der Spiegel -- 5. Tibet is a sovereign nation entitled to self-determination / Students for a Free Tibet -- 6. Tibet is not sovereign and does not have an absolute right to self-determination / Kim Petersen -- Periodical bibliography -- ch. 2. Will Tibet's cultural and ethnic diversity survive Chinese rule? -- Chapter preface -- 1. Tibet's cultural and ethnic diversity is threatened by Chinese central government / Lindsey Hilsum -- 2. Tibet's cultural and ethnic diversity is not threatened by Chinese central government / John Makin -- 3. Chinese tourism, migration, and modernization threaten Tibet's unique culture / Abrahm Lustgarten -- 4. Chinese tourism, migration, and modernization do not threaten Tibet's unique culture / Narasimhan Ram -- 5. Chinese rule threatens Tibetan Buddhism / Frank Ching -- 6. The exiled Dalai Lama threatens Tibetan Buddhism / Shi Shan -- Periodical bibliography --
ch. 3. Have the Tibetan people benefited from Chinese central government? -- Chapter preface -- 1. Tibetan quality of life has improved under Chinese rule / Kevin Z. Jiang -- 2. Tibetan quality of life has deteriorated under Chinese rule / One H.E.A.R.T. (Health, Education and Research, Tibet) -- 3. Tibetans in exile need traditional education / Tibetan Children's Educational & Welfare Fund -- 4. Tibetan education under Chinese rule is inadequate / Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD), Dharamsala -- 5. Tibet's civil and political rights are abused by the Chinese central government / Freedom House -- 6. Tibet's civil and political rights are protected by the Chinese central government / Chamba Phuntsok -- Periodical bibliography -- ch. 4. What are the major threats to survival of Tibet's natural environment? -- Chapter preface -- 1. The China-Tibet Railway threatens Tibet's fragile ecosystem / Peter Haertling -- 2. The China-Tibet Railway does not threaten Tibet's fragile ecosystem / James C. Cobb, et al. -- 3. Chinese rule is the greatest threat to Tibet's natural resources / Patrick T. Hughes -- 4. Climate change is the greatest threat to life on the Tibetan plateau / Guanli Wang -- Periodical bibliography -- For further discussion -- Organizations to contact -- Bibliography of books -- Index.
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Subject Self-determination, National -- China -- Tibet Autonomous Region.
Ethnic groups -- China -- Tibet Autonomous Region.
Tibet Autonomous Region (China) -- Politics and government -- 1951-
Tibet Autonomous Region (China) -- Relations -- China.
China -- Relations -- China -- Tibet Autonomous Region.
Added Author Hanrahan, Clare.
Opposing Viewpoints In Context
ISBN 9780737742404 (hardcover)
0737742402 (hardcover)
9780737742411 (pbk.)
0737742410 (pbk.)
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