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    The Merits of Loosening the One Child Policy

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    how the policy has been changed and what motivates this change. I will argue that despite this loosening of One Child Policy received sharp evaluations right after it was implemen... ... middle of paper ... ...h, T. (2009). China's excess males, sex selective abortion, and one child policy: analysis of data from 2005 national intercensus survey. BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition), 338(7700). Websites: 1. Brooks, R., & opinions expressed in this commentary are solely

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    China’s One Child Policy

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    Mingliang argues that, “China, through the one-child policy, has instituted the most aggressive, comprehensive population policy in the world” (1). This policy limits all families in the Republic of China to have only one child, regardless of the sex: however, within this policy there are some exceptions. It is possible to have two children only if the first child is born with a disability, if parents work in a high risk job, if the couple lives in villages, or if the family is a non- Han, otherwise

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    historical origin and development. In the 1980s, first non-human embryo transfer was experimented. After years of trials and finally in 1959, a Chinese scientist, Chang achieved first success in vitro fertilization (IVF) of rabbits. In 1973, the first human IVF was experimented; however, unfortunately, this experiment resulted in an early miscarriage. Then finally in 1978, Drs. Patrick Steptoe and Robert Edwards from England attempted human IVF and achieved a successful birth of a girl, named Louise

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    biological traits, extrinsic human induced effects and stochastic factors (Purvis et al. 2005). These drivers of vulnerability have been the main hypotheses of recently studies to explain the causes and processes of extinction. This study use different intrinsic and extrinsic hypotheses that are thought to be the causes of rapid population declines in shorebirds in a phylogenetic framework. Specifically, the aim is to look at the influence of human-induced drivers (human population density, gross domestic

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    Chinese Gendercide

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    As human move further into the 21st century, the serious imbalance in sex ratio at birth is becoming obsolete. The preferences of son resulting from the economic benefits and social value is whispered in many Asian country.( Narayan Das 1987 pp.157) “Women are missing in their millions—aborted, killed, neglected to death. In 1990 an Indian economist, Amartya Sen, put the number at 100m” (Alamy, 2010) Argubly, this issue is becoming an obstacle for the world. This article will focus on this socioeconomic

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    elimination of one sex through selective abortion, infanticide, neglecting and abuse. Most of the time the preference is for male. The United Nation specialists estimate that as many as two hundred million girls are missing in the world today. To give a broad figure, they explain that people practicing gendercide in China and India eliminates more girls that than the number of girls born in America each year. All in all, they describe the phenomenon as the biggest single holocaust in human history. We

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    premise- Sex Selection does not harm the child or the family. Savulescu’s second premise- Sex Selection impacts society in a beneficial way. Savulescu’s conclusion- Parents benefit from sex selection. Question 3: What are the reasons that Savulescu gives for believing each of his premises? One argument supporting premise 1 is built around Kant’s Dictum “never to use a person as a means, but to treat him or her as end”1. Many parents do in fact have desires related to their children that with sex selection

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    Female Infanticide

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    Female Infanticide Female infanticide is the intentional killing of unborn or newborn female infants and fetuses through the use of sex-selective abortions. It it is most commonly practiced in third world countries and many Asian countries such as China and India. Many impoverished families in many rural areas in Asian countries often terminate a pregnancy or kill a newborn girl in an effort to save the girl form a life of poverty. If this was the reason they kill their children, then why don't

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    to unpredictable population changes. The need for a male heir and the One Child Policy has caused china’s gender ratio to be imbalanced. Reason being men are usually the main income-earners because they are more employable and earn higher wages for the same work. Since male babies have a greater income potential, they are less likely to be killed. The average male to female sex ratio was 118:100 in 2010. In rural areas if their first-born is a daughter or suffers from a physical or mental illness

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    Gender consists of the behaviors, and attitudes in which a group considers proper for each sex. Within China, the male children grow up to take over the land, or home and take care of their parents. They also are the ones that bring in the family, and carry on the family’s last name. When the Chinese government introduced the one-child policy

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