The One Child Policy Revisited
Is the one child policy simply the worst policy ever conceived in the history of the world?
One child changes: No effect?
What demographic effect will changes to the one child policy have?
The social cost of no siblings
Researchers are coming to realise the wide-ranging effects of a generation without siblings.
Can China and Japan reverse their birth decline?
The social norm of small or no families has become deeply entrenched.
Asian fertility video
An informative video showing the steep decline in the fertility rate in Asia.
China’s one-child policy to be relaxed
The Chinese Government has slightly relaxed the notorious one-child policy.
Chinese urbanisation slowing down
Those relying on increased urbanisation in China to fuel economic growth may have to think again.
Caring for your parents: a legal obligation in China
An old woman in China sues her children for neglecting her.
China has a surplus of men AND ‘leftover women’!?
There are hundreds of thousands of 'shengnu' in China: women who cannot find husbands.
Chinese “Bride Price”
The traditional "bride price" in China is making it unaffordable for young people to get married.
A shortage of women workers in China pushes up wages
Believe it or not, China is facing labour shortages. There is a shortage of women (I wonder why) and wages are rising. The Economist reports in this video.
Chinese Author Ma Jian and the One-Child Policy
More first hand testimony from inside China about the one-child policy's effects.
One Child Policy Won’t Keep China Fed
According to researchers at Stanford University, the one-child policy does not ensure Chinese food security.
Changes to One-Child Policy Too Late?
It seems as if moves to change China's one-child policy will be too late to arrest demogrpahic decline.
Then the dragon was enraged at the woman and went off to wage war against the rest of her offspring
China and the one-child policy. What did Stalin say about tragedies and statistics?
Fewer Girls = A More Violent World
More on gendercide in India and China.
Happy New Year!
Happy New Year! And a story about diabetes, China and the womb.
China’s ‘little emperors’ less entrepreneurial
A recently released Australian study has shown some interesting psychological effects of China’s one child policy introduced in 1979; effects which could have economic consequences for China. The study "Little Emperors: Behavioral Impacts of China's One-Child Policy", was published in the journal “Science” and involved 421 Beijing residents born between 1975 and 1983.
Nobel Prize and One Child Policy
The latest winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature is no fan of the one child policy in China.
What Happens When You Lose Your One Child in China?
Another effect of the one-child policy in China
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