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  • One Child Policy
    800 words
    When women dream of settling down and making a family of their own, they think about how many children they would like to have. Some like small families containing only one or two children, while others enjoy really big families with four or five children. Here in America, women have the right to give birth to as many children as we want or can physically have. Other country's such as China is not that fortunate when it comes to women giving birth. Since China is the most over populated country,...
  • Ten Percent Of China's Total Population
    1,105 words
    China's destiny China with its population exceeding 1.2 billion of the world total population, is the most populous country in the world. In order to raise peoples standard of living, the Chinese government, first had to recognize its problem. The following paragraphs discuss and illustrate family planning programs (One child policy), its population aging, and the economy. China set upgrading its population quality as a policy. Over the past few decades it has shown to be quite effective. growth...
  • One Child Policy
    547 words
    On July 11th, 1987, a baby girl born in Beijing hospital at midnight was what the government of China called baby five billion. Whether or not the infant actually brought the total world population to five billion at that time, no on is certain. What is certain however, is that statistics continue to indicate that the number of people on this earth is increasing at phenomenal speeds. A quarter of a million a day to be exact! The issue of overpopulation is one that is not new to the ears of envir...
  • Behavioral Problems Of Western Children
    575 words
    One Child Policy Lack of choice in an area as fundamental as reproduction can never be popular, and coercion cannot be condoned. With 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 re...
  • China's One Child Policy In Our Society
    1,428 words
    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 ...
  • Government And The One Child Policy
    1,541 words
    But the Law Says You Can Only Have One Baby... Imagine for a minute a newlywed ed woman. Who want more than anything to have a child maybe two maybe three, but in her country there are strict rules; she can have only one. So she and her husband apply to have that one precious baby, since they need the governments permission. She then get pregnant, 5 months down the road they find out that it is a girl. She is made to abort the baby. What are they going to do about it? Nothing, because they have ...
  • One Child Policy
    823 words
    "Over-Population Doesn't Justify Disregard for Human Life"- anonymous. The question proposed is, does the Chinese population control policy violate human rights? This is very controversial issue. There are many different views on this subject. By some it's seen as a successful tool for making certain that China will be able to continue to support its large population. Others believe the policy is inhumane and causes abuses and female infanticide. Is China going about this problem the right way? ...
  • Second Class Citizens By The White Population
    1,140 words
    Looking into Institutional Racism In the World today, there are many cases of racism and prejudice. There are stories all over the news about cases where misunderstanding and violence. It's hard to think of what kind of people are behind these incidents, it may be unnerving to find out that governments are responsible for some of the racism now and in the past. The people who are suppose to look after the best interests of the whole population are passing laws that discriminated against part of ...
  • Sustainable Population
    433 words
    Walter's letter to the editor adopted a strong stance against those who would like to increase our levels of immigration. She adopted a sarcastic tone through out, by bringing up counter arguments and then strongly rebutting them. The heading "A sustainable population" is indicative of the policy she supports i.e. restriction on number of migrants as a means of avoiding population explosion which would damage our ecology. She opens by quoting her opposition " you believe in restricted migrants.....
  • High Population Growth Rate
    2,064 words
    For named countries explain how and why government policy may cause population change? Population structure is a sensitive issue that is different and individual in every country. Government policies impact both the present day structure and future changes of a country. To help answer the above question it is helpful to look at the global change in population. One must be careful not to make drastic generalisations, but during recent years population change has taken a form predicted by many; LE...
  • One Child Policy In 1979
    721 words
    Tasks. 1. Explain why the Chinese government introduced the one child policy in 1979. The one child policy was introduced to china in 1979 to limit china's population growth. It limits couples to only one child. The policy was adopted to ensure that China, a country that has historically been prone to severe flooding and famine, would be able to feed its people. The rapid population growth that occurred after the Communist Party came to power had put a strain on the government's efforts to help ...

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