China's One Child Policy

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  • Created on: 24-10-15 12:15
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  • Causes
    • China's One Child Policy
      • implementation
        • rewards:
          • priority housing
            • free school and healthcare
              • higher wages
        • punishments:
          • fines 4x annual wage
            • forced or pressured to abort
        • encouraged through propaganda, tax breaks, seen as patriotic
      • only 36% had to follow
        • ABOLISHED 2015
      • successes
        • 400 million less children born
        • higher life expectancy lower infant mortality
      • problems
        • 4-2-1 problem causes little emperor syndrome
        • human rights violations or abuses?
        • gender imbalance - 120:100 boys:girls nationwide = 30-40 million without a wife in the future - social problems
        • ageing population - 2050 30% will be over 60, less cheap labour china relies on
  • Famine 1958-1961, 20-40million dead
    • not enough resources, strain on water and electricity
    • Causes
      • China's One Child Policy
        • implementation
          • rewards:
            • priority housing
              • free school and healthcare
                • higher wages
          • punishments:
            • fines 4x annual wage
              • forced or pressured to abort
          • encouraged through propaganda, tax breaks, seen as patriotic
        • only 36% had to follow
          • ABOLISHED 2015
        • successes
          • 400 million less children born
          • higher life expectancy lower infant mortality
        • problems
          • 4-2-1 problem causes little emperor syndrome
          • human rights violations or abuses?
          • gender imbalance - 120:100 boys:girls nationwide = 30-40 million without a wife in the future - social problems
          • ageing population - 2050 30% will be over 60, less cheap labour china relies on
  • 1950 - 555 million
  • 1979 - 1.1bn
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