… , it is predicated on the notion that the government is a better arbiter of proper conduct than the individual. Again, the question is of population, which is thought to be the reason for Chinas problems. However, whereas American policies were designed to actively cull the breeding of undesirables, Chinas policy is to limit the reproductive rights of all citizens. This policy, however, has far reaching effects and is re-shaping life and society in China.
According to Susan Short, assistant professor of sociology and associate director of the Population Studies and Training Center, “We think about population policies …
… families through market forces. Whereas traditional families were successful due to a proven formula, social successes and failures in China vary with the social experiments endorsed by the Communist Party.
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Kristen Kole. Chinas One-Child Policy and its Effects on Family Dynamics Intrigue Brown Sociologist. George Street Journal. March 8, 2002.
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