China Briefing, 1988 approaches the events of the previous year differently from past volumes in the series, providing a long-term perspective on the dramatic developments of spring and summer 1987. Senior China specialists examine the student demonstrations and their aftermath in the larger context of the 40-year history of the People's Republic o

chapter 1|17 pages

1987: Politics Back in Command

ByAnthony J. Kane

chapter 2|18 pages

Low Expectations, High Growth: The Economy and Reform in 1987

ByPenelope B. Prime

chapter 3|25 pages

Foreign Policy in 1987: Independent Rhetoric, Pragmatic Policy

ByRobert S. Ross

chapter 4|16 pages

Back Where We Started: Culture in 1987

ByHoward Goldblatt

chapter 5|27 pages


ByStanley Rosen

chapter 6|13 pages


ByJerome Alan Cohen

chapter 7|23 pages

Taiwan and Hong Kong, 1987: A Review

ByByron S.J. Weng