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H-ASIA November 16, 2005 WWW Resource: Regional Autonomy for Ethnic Minorities in China: White Paper ************************************************************************ From: T.Matthew Ciolek <email@example.com> -------------------------------------------------------------- The Asian Studies WWW Monitor: early Nov 2005, Vol. 12, No. 16 (241) -------------------------------------------------------------- 14 Nov 2005 Regional Autonomy for Ethnic Minorities in China: White Paper Information Office of the State Council of the People's Republic of China, Beijing, China Self-description: "The People's Republic of China is a united multi-ethnic country. So far, 56 ethnic groups have been identified and recognized by the central government. [...] According to the fifth national census, conducted in 2000, the population of all the 55 ethnic minority groups totaled 104.49 million, accounting for 8.41 percent of the total population of China." Site contents: Preface; I. A Unified Multi-Ethnic State, and Regional Autonomy for Ethnic Minorities; II. The Political Status of Regional Autonomy for Ethnic Minorities and the Establishment of Ethnic Autonomous Areas; III. The Right of Self-Government of Ethnic Autonomous Areas; IV. The Central Government's Support and Assistance for Ethnic Autonomous Areas; V. Historical Development of Various Undertakings in Ethnic Autonomous Areas; Conclusion; Appendix: Basic Facts About the 155 Ethnic Autonomous Areas Note: Other PRC Government White Papers (Building of Political Democracy in China; China's Endeavors for Arms Control, Disarmament and Non- Proliferation; Gender Equality and Women's Development in China; New Progress in China's Protection of Intellectual Property Rights; China's Progress in Human Rights in 2004; China's National Defense in 2004; China's Social Security and Its Policy; Regional Ethnic Autonomy in Tibet; China's Employment Situation and Policies; Progress in China's Human Rights Cause in 2003; China's Policy on Mineral Resources; China's Policy on 'Three Direct Links' Across the Taiwan Straits; China's Non-Proliferation Policy and Measures; China's EU Policy Paper; History and Development of Xinjiang; Ecological Improvement and Environmental Protection in Tibet; China's National Defense in 2002; Labor and Social Security in China; Human Rights Record of the United States in 2001; Tibet's March Toward Modernization; The Development-oriented Poverty Reduction Program for Rural China; Progress in China's Human Rights Cause in 2000; China's Population and Development in the 21st Century; China's Space Activities; China's National Defense in 2000; Narcotics Control in China; The Development of Tibetan Culture; Fifty Years of Progress in China's Human Rights; National Minorities Policy and Its Practice in China; China's National Defense; The Development of China's Marine Programs; New Progress in Human Rights in the Tibet Autonomous Region; On Sino-US Trade Balance; Progress in China's Human Rights Cause in 1996; The Grain Issue in China; Environmental Protection in China; Freedom of Religious Belief in China; The Situation of Children in China; The Progress of Human Rights in China; China: Arms Control and Disarmament; Family Planning in China; The Situation of Chinese Women; Intellectual Property Protection in China; The Taiwan Question and Reunification of China; Tibet--Its Ownership And Human Rights Situation; Criminal Reform in China; Human Rights in China) are also available online (http://www.china.org.cn/e-white/) - ed. URL http://www.china.org.cn/e-white/20050301/index.htm Internet Archive (www.archive.org) - the site was not archived at the time of this abstract. Link reported by: Robert Y. Eng (robert_eng--at---redlands.edu) * Resource type [news - documents - study - corporate info. - online guide]: Study/Documents * Publisher [academic - business - government - library - NGO - other]: Government * Scholarly usefulness [essential - v.useful - useful - interesting - marginal]: V.Useful * External links to the resource [over 3,000 - under 3,000 - under 1,000 - under 300 - under 100 - under 30]: under 100 -------------------------------------------------------------- Src: The Asian Studies WWW Monitor ISSN 1329-9778 URL http://coombs.anu.edu.au/asia-www-monitor.html The e-journal [est. Apr 1994] provides free weekly abstracts and reviews of new/updated online resources of significance to research, teaching and communications dealing with the Asian Studies. The most valuable resources identified by the Monitor are also grouped in http://asia-www-monitor.blogspot.com/ The email edition of this Journal has now over 4,810 subscribers. Currently (i.e. in Nov 2005) The Monitor has a Google rank #2 among the 72,600,000 'asian studies' web pages published world-wide. Please announce new/improved Asian Studies' Web sites via http://coombs.anu.edu.au/regasia.html - regards - Dr T. Matthew Ciolek tmciolek[use"@"]coombs.anu.edu.au Head, Internet Publications Bureau, RSPAS, The National Institute for Asia and the Pacific, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia ph +61 (02) 6125 0110 fax: +61 (02) 6257 1893 also, Asia Pacific Research Online at www.ciolek.com [You may freely forward this information, but on condition that you send the text as an integral whole along with complete information about its author, date, and source.] ***************************************************************** H-ASIA publishes selected posts from the Asian Studies Monitor as a service to its members, thereby giving wider distribution to the material of this valuable resource. H-ASIA's editors do not produce the posts, nor do they participate in the ASM editorial evaluations which are offered by the ASM founder and editor, T. Matthew Ciolek. Questions regarding details of these ASM posts should be directed to Dr. Ciolek.