Open Access Presidential Scholars Thesis
In 1954, China began its first population program . One of the first countries in the world to instigate such a massive fertility-control program, the Chinese have met with both failure and success. Compared to previous growth rates, China has succeed in controlling her population : However , the programs were not always successful , and in 1975 , the PRC Family Planning Program become the One Child Policy. The combination of Agriculture Reforms and the One child Policy have had many effects on Chinese women . The following paper will look at the progression of China 's Population program and how these programs have affected the status of Chinese women , specifically after 1975 . .
Date of Award
Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology
Presidential Scholar Designation
A paper submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the designation Presidential Scholar
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©1993 Sarah Stumme
Stumme, Sarah, "Women and population control in China" (1993). Presidential Scholars Theses (1990 – 2006). 145.