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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
  • 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
  • Became leader in China in 1978
  • Started making serious efforts to control China’s population. Why?
  • Deng’s One-Child Policy
  • Introduced in 1979: It promotes couples into having only one child. Reduces Population
  • 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 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
  • In 2007, the U.S. adopted 5,453 children from China’s orphanages.
  • 90% of China’s orphanages are girls!
  • Future of China
  • China experienced rapid growth before the One-Child Policy in 1979.
  • Future of China
  • Now they are experiencing slow growth/no growth
  • Future of China
  • Reduce population to quick : Big Economic Problems!
  • 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:
  • 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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