This week we will be exploring human rights and dissent in China, and how that has influenced relations between China and the U.S. Here are the readings for the week:
Ansfield, Jonathan and Andrew Jacobs. “Nobel Peace Prize Given to Jailed Chinese Dissident,” (NYT), October 8, 2010.
Mackinnon, Mark. “Profiles in courage: China's dissident gang of 10,” (Globe and Mail), December 3, 2010.
Branigan, Tonia. "China Accuses U.S. of Human Rights Double Standards" (Guardian), April 11, 2011.
Cardenas, Sonia. "Demoting Human Rights" (NYT), December 4, 2009.
MacLeod, Calum. "U.S. and China Miles Apart on Human Rights," (USA Today), April 28, 2011.