Slaughter of the Innocents: Coercive Birth Control in China

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American Enterprise Institute, 1990 - Social Science - 196 pages
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This book documents the human suffering caused by China's effort to control its population growth. It tells how government policy has encouraged extreme measures, including forced sterilizations and abortions, even when it publicly condemns them. The author offers documentation from Chinese sources. Because of the one-child policy for example, the male-female balance has been threatened, as peasants, fearful of not having a son to support them in old age, kill thier female babies.
  

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The author traces the one-child-per-family population control policy in China. His primary sources are Chinese documents, many translated here for the first time. The book consists of 89 pages of text ... Read full review

Contents

BIRTH CONTROL IN CHINA 19491983
20
THE CONFUSING SIGNALS OF PARTY DOCUMENT No 7
35
PARTY DOCUMENT No 13 AND THE CRACKDOWN
59
CONCLUSIONS
88
NOTES
111
GLOSSARY
183
ABBREVIATIONS
189
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