Asia Essential Topic

McKenna Lines, Ashley Williams, & Mackenzie Kirksey

China's rise economically & growing influence on the world

  • China population is 20% of the worlds population
  • 1 of every 5 people is from China
  • China's population is expected to keep growing
  • In 2030 China's population is expected to be at its highest and slowly start dropping
  • China's populations influences the world because it has been predicted that India's population will be greater than China's. China's population influence other country because other countries want to be as developed as China is.
  • ECONOMY:
  • China is the worlds largest exporter since 2010
  • In 2012 China was the second major exporter behind the Unites States
  • In 2012 Europe has an economic slowdown, which also affected China's economy, this was expected to affect China's population in 2013

Hinduism vs. Buddhism

Buddhism:

Buddhism is an Indian religion that has a variety of traditions and beliefs based on Siddhartha Gautama (Buddha).

Hinduism:

Hinduism is a religion that is native to India. Hinduism includes a variety of laws based on Karma, Dharma, and societal norms.

The conflict between the two religions can be sourced to accient times. The two religions can't agree on which religion was founded first, this caused a lot of tension. Buddhist and Hindus have faught over Sri Lanka since the second century B.C. Both religions were founded in India. Buddhism is an off shoot religion of Hinduism.

The Kashmir Conflict

The Kashmir Conflict is a territorial dispute between Indian and Pakistan. The Kashmir region is an area in the Northwestern most region of South Asia. In Kashmir the annual casuality rate is very high. 40,000 people have been killed since insugency began. Insurgency is armed rebellion against a constitued authority. India and Pakistan over Kashmir.

The Caste System

The Caste System is a form of social stratification, meaning that it is a relation set in equalities with economic, social, political, and idealogical. This system is mainy used with Hindus. Marriage can only take place if it is within the caste system. Since it is a social class you are fixed by birth, meaning you have a perminate social standing unless you marry outside of your class. Each of the caste systems are associated with traditional jobs, like weaving or sewing and barbering.

China's 1 Child Per Family Policy

China's 1 Child Policy was invented to limit China's population, and started by Deng Xiaoping in 1979. This policy limits each family to one child. Chinese who live in rural areas aren't as accountable to this law, but Chinese living in urban areas this law is strictly enforced. This policy has reduced China's population by 1.3 million. Recently if a couple without any siblings is able to 2 children, this limits the population but also manages the population decrease. Abortion rate is China is very high because if each family is limited to one child, if they had twins or continue to have children they would have to give them away or abort the baby.

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