China's Lost Girls Analysis

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The last documentary is about “China’s Lost Girls”. This documentary also shows the conflict perspective of sociology. This is because it shines a light on the negative things going on in China’s society. First off, in the documentary “China’s Lost Girls” is to shine a light on China’s female foster children, and how they have a crazy abundance of female children that get left to die, abandoned or thrown out. This is because of China’s one child policy. When the one-child policy was introduced, the government had come up with a target number of population by the year of 2000. This number was 1.2 billion. The policy has only helped to reduce the fertility rate, or the rate at which the civilians have been reproducing. This also resulted in most …show more content…
Within the documentary, the orphanage they went to be spotless, and the kids were all in nice new clothes; which shows they were covering something up. Let us begin, with me teaching you the difference between sex and gender, sex is the biological characteristics that are used to distinguish between male and female. 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, this made most men, want and desire to have male children. Then started the men throwing out Chinese children and the women to begin to leave the female children or abort them because a daughter was not acceptable. This shows that the males held the dominant position within Chinese society because of the fact they inherit everything, and are to take care of the parents when they become elderly. Also, in Chinese culture the women are more submissive, and throughout history have been always the one that was sold, had arranged marriages and other more seen as someone’s property other than someone’s

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