Tibet is commonly viewed in the West as having been a "Shangri- La"-a utopia unspoiled by industrialization, commercialization, or pollution.
"An Analysis Of China's Human Rights Policies In Tibet: China's Compliance With The Mandates Of International Law regarding Civil And Political Rights,"
ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law: Vol. 18
, Article 5.
Available at: http://nsuworks.nova.edu/ilsajournal/vol18/iss1/5