Essays Tagged: "One Child Policy"

China's population problem

and government. China, the most populous country in the world, has an estimated population of about one thousand-one hundred-thirty three point six million (Hsu 1). Ninety-four percent of the populati ... risen to the current population (Hsu 2).The recent laws imposed on the people of China include the 'One child per family law'(Hsu 2). This law began to be enforced in nineteen-seventy-nine, so that th ...

(5 pages) 749 7 4.3 Mar/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

China's one child policy.

ithin this topic. Thus, it is all lead to over population and the problems occur during the China's one child policy is proceeding. It is important for one to understand how china's one child policy h ... na's one child policy have worked as good tool to limit the china's population in the mean while, prone to floods and famine. It is also important the kind of side effects it had left as Chinese peopl ...

(10 pages) 530 3 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

This essay deals with the population problem in China. It discusses the one-child policy and it effect on China in the 1970s and 1980s.

p, the U.S. will hold half of China's current population within the lifetimes of today's teenagers. One of the most extreme measures that has been taken to ensure that China's population does not get ... measures that has been taken to ensure that China's population does not get out of control is the 'one-child policy'. The policy wasn't adopted by China until 1979, however the policy has had minimal ...

(1 pages) 107 0 3.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

China's One-Child Policy

1971 to limit their children to two. When that failed to keep the population down as it had reached one billion in 1982, China began a population control law (China's Only Child).A country that has ex ... emographers wanted zero population growth and an eventual reduction in the population to well below one billion where living standards are much higher and adequate (China's Only Child).Compared to the ...

(7 pages) 170 1 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

What has the Chinese government done to control its huge amount of population effectively?

What has the Chinese government done to control its huge amount of population effectively?There are 6 billion people live on this pla ... huge amount of population effectively?There are 6 billion people live on this planet and more than one fifth of them are Chinese. The current situation of Chinese population is that about one billion ... erwise, they would have nothing to feed their people. So in 1979, the Chinese government passed the One-Child Policy, which restricted couples to having only one child. Furthermore, this policy advoca ...

(5 pages) 60 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Huamn Rights Speech: China's One Child Policy

r years of encouraging reproduction, the Chinese government implemented a policy known today as the one-child policy. The policy has at times been praised as an effective tool for ensuring that China ... ale infanticide.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 tha ...

(4 pages) 81 0 3.7 Jul/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Evaluate the effectiveness of China's one child policy.

As China realised the need for modernisation, the one child policy was implemented in June 1979 to achieve three main goals:1. To address the low per ... ility growth, it was little as effective as it was optional and not many complied. However, China's one child policy was a completely different matter. By accepting the policy, you were eligible for c ... in privileges and if you reject it, you'll have to pay a fine. These regulations helped enforce the one couple, one child idea.The one child policy proved to be a great success in urban China but inef ...

(2 pages) 74 2 2.6 Nov/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

China's girls

rl lying alongside a road in a small country town. The body was still warm; it seemed as though someone had just given birth to a daughter, and then left her to die. Passer-by either ignored the baby ... efinition of genocide as "the deliberate extermination of a race of people,"THE COUNTRY OF China is one of the most densely populated countries on earth with a population of 1.3 billion. To help slow ...

(7 pages) 73 0 3.4 May/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Human Population history, effects and theories

It was only in the 1800s, because of the Industrial Revolution, that population started to grow exponentially at a rate never seen before, shooting past the billion mark for the first time in history ... 90 and 2010 is -30%.Famine and poverty can be the results of population growth if the population in one place outgrows available resources. This in turn can lead to migration to look for food and othe ...

(9 pages) 184 1 4.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

China's one child policy - A discussion

is 900 million-person increase was added within the last 50 years. In essence, the Mainland China alone contributes to at least twenty percent of the world's contribution. (Ogilvy 2000:97) The Chinese ... he world's contribution. (Ogilvy 2000:97) The Chinese government realized that something had to be done or they would never be able to prosper as a country. Not at the rate they were heading, that's f ...

(4 pages) 56 1 4.3 Mar/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

China's one child policy

In 1979, China's one child policy was established by Deng Xiaoping, who was a Chinese leader at that time. Since Chin ... a Chinese leader at that time. Since China has been faced with population explosion issues, China's one child policy is to limit China's population growth. Basically, this policy limits couples to hav ... on for the far future, but for the quite near future. Now, it has been about 25 years since China's one child policy has been applied (and it's still enforcing people not to have more than one child.) ...

(4 pages) 95 2 3.4 May/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Is China's One child policy ethically coorect, both sides of the arugument. And how does the world see the policy?

Is direct human population control, such as China's One Child Policy an effective way to control population?IntroductionThe huge population growth over ... trying to reduce their population growth, however few have responded in the way China has. China's One Child Policy is the first of its kind, there has been few other cases of governments controlling ... ctly restricted what was thought to be a human right, a freedom of choice, breeding. As the China's One Child Policy seems to be a violation of human rights, and also creates other ethical problems, i ...

(5 pages) 78 0 5.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

"One-Child" policy in China

hina's explosive population increase, the government implemented the policy known today as "China's One-Child Policy", in 1979.The one-child policy does not mean that all families are obligated to hav ... g forced to obey. For example, Tibet and some other ethnic minorities are allowed to have more than one child. Manchu have been allowed to have two children, Hui have been allowed to have four, and Ti ...

(4 pages) 85 0 4.6 Feb/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

One-Child Policy in China

During the past thirty years, a controversial policy, China's one-child policy, has been considered against human rights by many western countries. As a coin has ... erged at the beginning of the 21st century. This essay introduces briefly the background of China's one-child policy in the 1st section, and then discusses the advantages and disadvantages of China's ... re it mapped a strategy of population and launched a birth control policy by the end of 1970's, and one-child policy was the main theme of it, which required all the couples in China to bear only one ...

(5 pages) 80 0 0.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies

Chinas One Child Policy

ever so growing population. Various programs were initiated, such as, allowing couples to have only one child, the need of government permission in order to get pregnant, and a quota system set up to ... tiated in the late 1970's China's government started a policy allowing married couples to bear just one child, as a mean to slow down and control the population growth. Those living in rural areas are ...

(4 pages) 25 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Bachelor Bomb

opulation of the nation. You certainly have heard that for every five people in the world, there is one Chinese person. What you may not know is, as terrorism is such a prevalent word in contemporary ... e is a deeply-rooted social preference for boys which has been exacerbated by the government’s one-child policy and facilitated by modern technology that allows pre-birth sex screening. China ...

(4 pages) 906 0 0.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

China 3

mains the basic social unit. China's population is extremely large, therefore it adopted the one - child - per - family policy( Ahmad,93). To enforce this policy the Government set up strict pe ... licy the Government set up strict penalties and rewards. Families that insisted on having more than one child are fined and only receive small portions of food for their second child. The families tha ...

(2 pages) 22 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

China's One Child Policy

China's one child policy was introduced by its government in 1979 to help reduce it's nations population. In ... ered couples free medical care, monthly wage bonuses, better wages and longer vacations if they had one child. However, if they had a second child, then a penalty would ensue. The couple would have to ... ompulsory sterilization and a fine of up to $300, an enormous sum for poor Chinese. China's one child policy is morally wrong because every woman has the right to reproduce and have babies, an ...

(1 pages) 550 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

China's One Child Policy

The one-child policy is a policy enforced by the Chinese government that allows only one child to be bor ... ago in china, when the government stopped encouraging large families due to a population boom. The one-child policy was introduced in 1979, is still active for over 25 years, and has since affected t ... ntroduced in 1979, is still active for over 25 years, and has since affected the lives of more than one billion people in what is the most populous nation in the world. It does prove to be effective ( ...

(4 pages) 20 0 5.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Demographic Issues of Asian societies in the 20th Century

sons. With Asia accounting for about 67% of the world population, overpopulation was, and still is, one of the biggest demographic issues in Asia. It is a very complex and delicate issue that can have ... s rightful place in the world -first world status.In 1979, the government of China implemented the 'One-child-policy'. This policy limited the numbers of children to one per family targeting a populat ...

(9 pages) 23 0 0.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History