China Vs. Taiwan
The focus of the paper is on Taiwan. Another focus is reverse brain drain including how this happened, how it is affecting the economy. The paper also focuses on the China/Taiwan relationship and how the economic relationship impacts China's policy towards Taiwan.
THE CHINESE MARKET.
Changes in China. The economic and cultural situation in China over the past decade. Western companies participation in the Chinese market. Some aspects of Capitalist approach in China's business. Roles of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in China's development. Background of China's historical development. Changing situation in the 1990s. Growth strategy.
CHINESE FOREIGN TRADE.
Economic overview, emphasizing trade with Pacific Rim countries. Govt. policies, joint ventures, role of U.S., capital goods & technology, GATT, future.
POPULATION GROWTH IN CHINA.
Environmental damage, birth rate, ethnic factors, modernization, family issues, marriage law, social planning.
How Globalization Affects China
This paper examines the many factors involved in China's position as it is about to become a player in the global economy. Historical overview of China. The market for goods from China.
Physical Practice in Taoism: Breathing for Life
Looks at qi gong as a physical practice emerging from the Taoist view of the world & energy flow through the body. Also discusses relationship of qi in relation to Western medicine & contemporary use of Taoist physical practices.