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Unformatted text preview: Although the two are both well respected professors, they were placed at the bottom of the priority list because they were only considered as working part time at the university. Due to the difficulties of finding child care, the couple decided to not have a second child. The limited space available for child care greatly affects a couple’s incentive to have children. Also, a female in Japan will most likely have to give up their career or job to care for her child. Lastly, the cost of schooling is also a burden upon the couple. As the mother has to stay home to care for their child, the father must work longer hours to support his family. Due to these circumstances, the birth rate in Japan is extremely low and the Japanese government is giving couples an incentive to procreate....
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2010 for the course SOC Japan 63 taught by Professor Sabinefruhstuck during the Winter '10 term at UCSB.
- Winter '10