Flashcards in Quick revision for China! Deck (74)
What are the 3 political institutions?
- Nationals peoples congress
- The Chinese Communist party
- The politburo
What is the membership for the CCP?
Who is the leader of the CCP?
How are people allowed to join the CCP?
Recommended by 2 or more people, however, you must still go through tough examinations to be excepted.
What % of the Chinese population is in the CCP?
What % of the CCP is women?
What is the benefits of people being part of the CCP?
Their children get better schooling, and they are seen as better than people around them. However, some parents who's children do not get better schooling try to bribe the teachers for their child to either sit down the front of the class or get better treatment.
What is the membership of the politburo?
How many people are in the standing committee of the politburo?
9 member standing committee. no one knows who they are as they are anonymous
What happens once they make a decision in the politburo?
Once a decision is made they bind to it and do not change their mind.
What is seen to take part in private behind closed doors of the politburo?
Fights are seen to take place but in private, over disagreements over a decision being made.
When did the politburo make one of their arguments public?
In 1998, when arguments took place regarding the Tiananmen square protests.
What party is seen to be the most powerful organ of the state?
The national peoples congress
How many delegates are part of The Nationals Peoples Congress?
How are people elected in The National people congress?
How long do delegates hold office for?
What % of the Nationals Peoples Congress is also part of a party?
70% and almost all its senior figures, their loyalty is to the party first and then the NPC.
In what ways can China participate in politics?
- Joining the CCP
- Voting in elections
- Campaigning during elections
- Taking part in protests and demonstrations
What year did Deng Xiaoping take power?
How long do people spend in the probation period while joining the CCP?
1 year probation, until then they can not call themselves an official member of the CCP.
What year did the CCP reach 82.6 million?
What age are people allowed to vote in china?
18 years old to have the right to vote.
What voting system is used to vote in China?
First past the post (FPTP)
How often are elections held?
Elections are held every 3 years, after a village election the winner is asked to join the CCP.
In what ways can people campaign during elections?
- Door to door visits
- Posters and banners
- mega zones
- public speeches can also take place where the candidate will try and persuade new people to join their side.
How long before an election are people allowed to campaign?
2 weeks before an election.
What must people not do while campaigning?
using logos, symbols and party colours.
Why do people protest?
When people in china disagree or feel they have been poorly judged and treated in society.
What are people not allowed to protest against in china?
They are not allowed to protest against the CCP. If you are too you can find your self in long jail sentences or prison camps.