One child is a riveting read, written with the flair and compassion of a novel. At the time, china’s leaders worried that the country’s large population would be a drag on economic growth and their efforts to raise living standards.
The one child policy relates to among the hidden by that in among the hidden by they are only allowed to have two children the third child in the book would be called a shadow child sense they are allowed only have two children.
One child policy book. In 1979, the chinese government introduced a policy requiring couples from china’s ethnic han majority to limit themselves to one child. The one child policy was part of the birth planning program implemented by china in the 1970s to control the size of its national population. In the first book of its kind, susan greenhalgh draws on twenty years of research into china's population politics to explain how the leaders of a nation of one billion decided to limit all couples to one child.
This book draws on twenty years of research into china's population politics to explain how the leaders of a nation of one billion decided to limit all couples to one child. This was said to be the first official advocacy (p. In 1978, the ccp central committee document no.
One child was the second book in my imaginary trip to authoritarian states. Croll, e., kane, penny, davin, delia (eds.) free preview Although the central government merely preferred and.
“i was in the process of sending out media review copies of my book, so i was very. But it is also a critically important book about the future of china, necessary reading both for policy experts and anyone interested in the future of one of the most important nations of the 21st century. Before they were only would only allowed to have to have one child.
It was unique from other family planning policies around the world which focus on contraception, setting a legal limit on the size of a household in the country. “one is best, two at most” quickly became the official slogan. The official start of implementation came in 1980, with.
3.78 avg rating — 139 ratings. It is not merely the fact that couples are only allowed one child. But to say only this would obscure the often gripping and intricate story of chinese expert politics, where rocket scientists seized the initiative in.
I began this book immediately after the girl with seven names, and, so, i inevitably contrasted the two books. I learned much about the chinese communist party’s one child policy. 69 advocated “one is best, two at most, spacing for at least three years.”.
1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars. From the name itself, to the patchwork way it is implemented, its aims, its goals. This is a seminal contribution to policy making as a subject of anthropological study.
The second thing that makes fong's book unique is its ethnographical research.