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    The People’s Republic of China has a long and infamous record on countless authoritarian laws that they have bestowed upon their citizens. One of their most notorious policies happens to be the One-Child Law. This law forbids families of China’s largest culture group, Han Chinese, living in urban areas, from having more than one child. Those caught with two or more children could face punishment in the form of a fine, a loss of their job, or even forced sterilization. This legislation as instituted in the year 1979 by their leader, at the time, Deng Xiaoping. The policy has led to a number of problems for the current and future state of Chinese population, with few benefits in return. Overall, I believe that even though, the policy technically…

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    How would you feel to be a mother and find out you are expecting your second child, but can not have it because your right to bear a second child has been revoked. How would you react? How would you handle your crisis? This is something that women in China go through and something that women in the United States might have to go through as well if our country becomes overpopulated. Although there are credible arguments to support each side of the debate, it is clearly inappropriate for the…

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    The One Child policy was one of the most important social policies ever put into effect in the world’s history. C1. Though is was an extremely famous policy, it caused much pain in its birthplace of China for a generation. C2. A generation later, it proved to be a source of economic benefits. C3. The One Child policy prevented families from having more than one child, A4, as a result of overpopulation in China. C5. Now, a decades old policy, has come to an end as a result of many problems. C6.…

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    One Child Policy Dbq

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    poverty and famine(BGE). Was China’s one child policy a future proof idea? The one child policy in China was a helpful idea for reasons that will be explained in this essay. The one child policy was helpful to China because it slowed the growth of China’s population. Many of those who argue against the one child policy…

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    China's One Child Policy

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    China’s one child policy is a classic example of the oversimplification of a complex issue. The overreliance on numbers and scientific thought as opposed to a more balanced approach resulted in the adoption of a policy that infringed upon the rights of Chinese women to control their own reproductive rights. While the one child policy allowed China to slow down their population growth at an unprecedented speed it is important to analyze the effects the policy had that are not quantitative. The…

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    billion, change was crucial. This was the day that China decided to formally implement the one-child policy as a temporary measure, which soon became law. In the 1950s, as medical care and sanitation improved in China, coupled with the country's transformation from an agricultural country to an industrial nation, the population began to outpace the food supply. In 1958, a famine claimed the lives of tens of millions of Chinese. As a result, the government began promoting family planning and…

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    In 1979, the Chinese Communist Party instituted a law called the one-child policy in order to decrease its rapidly growing population. Recently, this law has been changed to a two-child policy to increase the population. However, the effects of the former law still persist in China today. There are many different perspectives when examining this topic, but an ethical view is one of the most important because many people question whether or not it is acceptable for the government to interfere…

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    debate is that the One Child Policy is wrong in the Catholic Church, and I believe that this statement is false. In the early 1970s, birth rates in china were around 4.77 percent, and that had decreased to 1.64 percent in 2011, and therefore allowing less people in the future generations and then creating less of human activity on the earth. Recently, the Pope has been around the world preaching about climate change and the effect of human activity on the earth, so why don’t we do what he has…

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    China's One Child Policy

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    Over the course of several years, China has had a policy called the One-Child Policy. The one-child policy had a terrible start and a pretty dry finish. The One-Child Policy was a bad idea. One of the reasons why the One-Child Policy was bad is because of the extreme loss in females. The reason why females were born less is that families wanted a male to live with the family name. The abortions of females became so bad that China would not allow the parents to know the gender of the child.…

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    As U.S. citizens it is culturally acceptable to have multiple children but that is not the same in other countries. In China there is a one child policy that limits the number of children a married couple can have. This rule was first introduced to the people of China in 1979 (Levin). Just as expected there are several exceptions to this rule such as either spouse being an only child. If either spouse was an only child then it is legal for the couple to have a second baby four years after the…

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