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China: Shaking the World - Part Three

February 7th, 2011

Episode 21 of 1365 episodes

Michael Robinson examines the social tensions within China that threaten the growth upon which much of the rest of the world now relies. This programme examines China's leaders attempts to manage growing conflicts and calls for political change - not for multi-party democracy, as some in the West advocate, but for a shift from a system of absolute Communist Party rule to one where individual rights are protected under law.

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