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Wednesday November 5, 2008. Materials: Pencil/Pen and paper China’s One Child Policy Video: Gender Imbalance Group Discussion. CHINA. Currently has 1.3 Billion people 20% of the worlds population 1 out of 5 people are Chinese U.S. has 305 Million. Deng Xiaoping.

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Wednesday November 5, 2008

  • Materials: Pencil/Pen and paper

  • China’s One Child Policy

  • Video: Gender Imbalance

  • Group Discussion


China
CHINA

  • Currently has 1.3 Billion people

    • 20% of the worlds population

    • 1 out of 5 people are Chinese

    • U.S. has 305 Million


Deng xiaoping
Deng Xiaoping

  • Became leader in China in 1978

  • Started making serious efforts to control China’s population. Why?


Deng s one child policy
Deng’s One-Child Policy

  • Introduced in 1979: It promotes couples into having only one child. Reduces Population


One child policy cont
One-Child Policy cont…

  • Pros

    • Registration, Healthcare, Education

    • More money for family(only 1 child)

    • Reduces Population (higher standard of living)

      • First 20 years population growth reduced by 300 Million


One child policy cont1
One Child Policy cont…

  • Cons

    • FINES! TAXES!

    • Future Job Shortages (Economy)

    • Boys! Boys! Boys! We want Boys! WHY?

      • Rural (Country) areas- exceptions

    • ABORTION!! – Ultrasound – Female Infanticide

      • Gender Imbalance/Social Impact (117-100)

      • 2020 – 30 million more men


U s and china
U.S. and China

  • In 2007, the U.S. adopted 5,453 children from China’s orphanages.

    • 90% of China’s orphanages are girls!


Future of china
Future of China

  • China experienced rapid growth before the One-Child Policy in 1979.


Future of china1
Future of China

  • Now they are experiencing slow growth/no growth


Future of china2
Future of China

  • Reduce population to quick : Big Economic Problems!


Group questions
Group Questions:

  • Is the One-Child policy a good idea? Yes/No. Why?

  • What are some positive and negative affects of the One-Child policy? What will happen if China’s population reduces too quickly?

  • Who will be the next President of the United States? Who did Indiana vote for? Who will be the next Governor of Indiana?


Homework
Homework:

  • What would it be like to live in China with one child per family? How would this affect your life? Write two paragraphs. One paragraph is 3-5 sentences


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