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Population Pyramids & the One-Child Policy For China
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One-Child Family Policy Background 1979: China’s population made up ¼ of world’s population – encompassed on 7% of world’s arable land 2/3 of population >30 yo – baby producing years! Needed to find a way to control population for both economic and standard of living reasons
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One-Child Policy Regulations Applies mainly to those living in urban areas & government employees… Unless – 1 st child is disabled, both parents have high- risk jobs, both parents are only children Urban areas – 2
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Unformatted text preview: nd child usually allowed after 5 years may only apply if 1 st child is a girl Targets set & policies formed by State Family Planning Bureau Implemented in each province/county by Family-planning committees Enforcement of Policy What happens if families have more than the allotted number of children? How has this changed family planning in China? How has the One-Child Policy affected the population growth? Would the population/TFR have declined even without the policy? How has the policy effected the sex ratio?...
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