Since China has about 1.3 billion people and the population continues to grow, there needs to be a plentiful amount of resources, such as food. According to the CIA world fact book, China also has the 163rd highest birth rate at 12.17 babies per 100 people, therefore there are roughly 16,851,738 babies born everyday in China. The birthrate is also higher than the death rate at 7.14 since 2011, meaning even more people. And all these people need resources such as food and water. On average, urban Chinese consumers spend 36% of their money on food and there are 300 million farmers in China. According to the Chinese government, China also ranks first in worldwide farm output. Though it ranks first, there is alw...
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- In the One Child Policy video they spoke about what the policy was and how it created negative unintended consequences within China. The first concept I want to introduce to this essay is ‘population’. In the text the term population means “A target group to be studied” (Henslin 103). China started this policy because their country was getting over populated and China’s population started increasing in the 50’s and 60’s. They chose to keep boys because they say they are more loyal to the family, carry the family name better, and will stick around longer.... [tags: Foster care, Adoption, Female, One-child policy]
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- Abstract The purpose of this research is to highlight to what extent government policy has violated the human rights of women in China. Government policy is important to the organization of countries. Government policies work to aid in political, economic, and social issues that can become detrimental to the function of a country. Flourishing government policies prove to be efficient and effective when implementation is deemed successful. The One Child Policy proved to be successful in reducing population size.... [tags: China's One Child Policy ]
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- China’s One Child Policy was officially implemented by The Communist Party in 1978 after Chairman Mao’s national policy encouraging Chinese people to have more Children. Mao’s policy resulted in a high birthrate of over four children per family. “Between 1949 and 1978 the population almost doubled, from 541.67 million to 962.59 million; total fertility averaged around six children per woman” (Howden, and Zhou 354). In fact, it was illogical for China to keep high birth rates that tend to be an enormous overhead.... [tags: People's Republic of China, One-child policy]
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- China’s one child policy ought to be terminated because of the violation of women’s reproductive rights, human rights, and its negative effect on China’s current and future economic growth. Since the establishment of the one child policy there have been many who have accepted and also denied the conditions of the policy. From learned testimonies, statistics of the wellbeing of those involved, and research conducted, people have learned that the policy provides China with more harm than justice for the society.... [tags: Human rights, Abortion, One-child policy]
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- The population is going to hit nine billion by 2050 (United States Department of Commerce, 2015). This increase of population will add more stress to the resources of the world. Food shortages, water shortages, and land shortages are going to happen if the world stays on its current path (Brown, 2011). An increase in population will contribute to more pollution being presence in the world, and more strife from the people fighting over the limited resources (Brown, 2011). The world needs to do something to control its population before it is too late.... [tags: Marriage, Demography, One-child policy, Abortion]
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- The one-child policy is an approach used to limit population growth. As an attempt to slow down the increasing populace, China applied this restriction in 1979 as they were rapidly reaching the one billion citizens mark. The initial intentions of this policy was to solely reduce consumption of scarce resources before the population growth became unsustainable. While only affecting a third of the population, the law has undoubtedly created a permanent generation of new social and economical norms felt by one hundred percent of the population.... [tags: Family, China, One-child policy, Chinese name]
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- E.) Gender Stratification/pg.288: males’ and females’ unequal access to property, power, and prestige. Gender Stratification is evident throughout the film about China’s one child policy. We see that there is a very unequal access to property, power, and prestige between men and women. In the Chinese society men are viewed as better than females and are the preferred parent of most couples in China. This is mainly due to the fact that men are traditionally the ones to stick around and work and support the aging parents in a form of “social security”.... [tags: People's Republic of China, One-child policy]
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- In 2004 the Congress of the United States was forced to focus on an incident that occurred as a result of China’s One Child Policy. Mao Hengfeng “troubles with the Chinese government began in the late 1980s when, pregnant for a second time, she asked her work unit to provide larger housing for her growing family. This was refused on the grounds that she was in violation of China's one-child policy,” (Baillot). To battle the indecencies that she felt that were directed towards her, Mao Hengfeng began to fight against the social injustice that she and others faced under the one child policy.... [tags: Population Control in China]
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- Introduction It is the responsibility of any government to provide for its population. It is due to this reason that family planning is becoming a major controversial concept in many nations. One of the most controversial population control policies is the Chinese one child family policy which was implemented in 1979. The policy was forced by the view that the increasingly growing population could evidently compromise the economic development and sustainability of the Chinese nation (Liu, Onuaha, 2005).... [tags: Population Control in China]
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- According to the U.S. Census Bureau the world’s population consists, of more than 7 billion people. China resides as the world’s leading populated country with more than 1.3 billion people. Because, of this over population it maintained fears of their food, resources, and living spaces (International Data Base). The Chinese government then implemented the one-child policy to slow their growing population. The one-child policy has prevailed effectively in slowing down the population growth, but it has caused great anguish among Chinese families.... [tags: Population Control in China]
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