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    One Child Policy

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    1957, Mao proposed the idea of birth control and in 1979, the One Child Policy was officially implemented. With an increasing population and limited resources, China cannot afford to have more and more people. “It’s a very natural thing, like eating and drinking. It’s not against the law. And it’s quite safe to have an abortion.” says an anonymous Chinese woman on the policy. Though others don’t support the idea, the One Child Policy cannot be demolished as China will fall into the hands of chaos and

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    Chinas One-Child Policy

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    China's One-Child Policy In our society, the United States, children are seen potentially as the as the future. Whether they are male or female, they have the power to be something when they grow up. But if their life is cut short, the opportunity to do so is taken away. In 1976, China implemented what is known as the "One-Child Policy" in order to try and solve their problem of overpopulation (McDonald, 1996). Although the policy may seem as though it is a good idea in solving the problem, the

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    China's One Child Policy

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    the evidence that more couples would opt for a smaller family, though, it is encouraging that the need for coercion at a local level is diminishing. But there are other problems too. Firstly, the policy is resulting in an excess of boys. Data from the in depth fertility survey for 1979-84, when the policy was at its most stringent, put the male: female ratio of reported births at 115:100 in rural Hebei and 116:100 in Shaanxi. This compares with an expected ratio at birth of 106:100 in China. The reasons

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    China's One Child Policy

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    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. Matt Rosenberg explains how one of the problems facing China in recent years is overpopulation. The Chinese government needed to make a policy to cope with the growing numbers of Chinese citizens. China remains the only country

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    China's One Child Policy

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    "One family, one child", stressed two crucial factors, which are over population and being a developing country as drawbacks preventing China form achieving any progress to be an advanced country. According to Peiyun, the only available solution to the problems facing China is to control the population growth. She describes the government's efforts in controlling the population growth by releasing a nationwide family planning program with the advocacy of the "One couple, one child." Peiyun says that

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    China's One-Child Policy

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    doesn’t have. The one-child policy has created many problems for China after it was created by the Communist party to control population growth; however, China is taking steps towards relaxing it, and many more people are speaking out. The one-child policy has caused many more issues than it has solved. The restrictions people must follow are causing a lot of the problems. One of the issues is that China will not relax the policy (Olesen 1). By limiting urban families to one child in a family, China

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    One-Child policy, one of China’s many controversial acts is said to have prevented 400 million births and substantially slow the country’s rapid population growth. The population has grown from just under 600 million in 1950 to over 1.2 billion in 2000. The policy created to decrease the over all population of the country preventing famine and other obstacles has had several unforeseen consequences. For one the policy has produced an aging country with young people a rarity. The one child policy

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    China's One Child Policy

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    Government Action on Population Control and China's One Child Policy One of the more extreme measures taken in an attempt to control population has been China's one-child policy. Population advocate Garet Hardin suggests the rest of the world adopt similar policies. This paper is to show a country's government acting on theories that Hardin is popular for and the ethical and environmental effects that it had on people and the land. Hardin fails to see the ethical problems laid out by governments

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    China's One Child Policy

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    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. “Probably in

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    One Child Policy Essay

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    deciding how many children a person can have? Imagine having a child that does not know what it feels like to have a sibling. In China, the law “One Child Policy” prohibits families from having more than one child. People around the world need to take action and help repeal the law. This law was enacted to keep the population from growing. Many people are starting to rebel and protests brake out and take innocent lives. The “One Child Policy” should be abolished because it violates human rights and

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