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Global China into the 21st Century (11:23)

Key Ideas

As this video progresses, key ideas will be introduced to invoke discussion.

Key Ideas

Think about the following questions as you watch the video

  1. 00:54 According to Francesca Hodges, about what proportion of the world’s population is Chinese?
  2. 02:12 What does the data suggest has happened to China’s economy over the past century? What has been the impact on Chinese people?
  3. 04:02 According to Dr. Crystal Chang, why do the Chinese people generally support or allow the Communist Party to continue to govern, despite being authoritarian?
  4. 05:13 According to Professor Chang, how has China benefited from globalization, and how has that changed over time??
  5. 08:22 Does the Chinese government allow and encourage dissent? How does it discourage negative opinion?