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Population, Policy, and Politics

How Will History Judge China’s One-Child Policy?

Wang Feng, Yong Cai, and Baochang Gu

Population, Policy, and Politics

One of the main puzzles of modern population and social history is why, among all countries confronting rapid population growth in the second half of the twentieth century, China chose to adopt an extreme measure of birth control known as the one-child policy. A related question is why such a...