China's One Child Policy Essay

China's One Child Policy
An examination of the problems with China's one-child policy.
# 64647 | 1,498 words | 5 sources | MLA | 2005 | PK
Published on Mar 31, 2006 in Child, Youth Issues (Family Issues) , Sociology (General) , Asian Studies (General)

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This paper discusses that even though the one-child policy in China does make economic sense, on a social level it is disastrous. It explains that socially, only children are less developed and that some parents go as far as to murder or abandon their new-born girls because they want a boy if they are only going to have one child.

From the Paper:

"Ever since the advent of Man, he has been reproducing and because of such today we exist. If all the creatures on the face of this planet including man would stop reproducing then the Earth would soon become lifeless. Plants, beasts, insects and man all undergo this natural process to keep the life cycle running. Reproduction is a natural process and a birthright given to man by God. No major religion of the world, be it Christianity, Judaism or Islam, ever puts a limit to the number of children one can have. Islam further gives man the right to practice polygyny under certain circumstances like when it fears population depletion after war. The Biblical scriptures also talk about biblical personalities who had many wives. The point underlying this is that God did not put restriction on man yet an Asian country explains that because it was about to undergo a population explosion, it has limited its people to have only one child. This is what known as "China's One Child Policy". It is thus illegal in China to have more than one child."

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