One Child: The Story of China'S Most Radical Experiment download free [PDF and Ebook] by Mei Fong

One Child: The Story of China'S Most Radical Experiment download free [PDF and Ebook] by Mei Fong year 2018
  • Book name: One Child: The Story of China'S Most Radical Experiment
  • Author: Mei Fong
  • Release date: 2018/3/20
  • Publisher: ONEWORLD PUBLICATIONS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9781780748450
  • Rating: 9.27 of 10
  • Votes: 399
  • Review by: Alannah Boykin
  • Review rating: 8.36 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/2
  • Total pages: 272
  • Includes a PDF summary of 28 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: For over three decades, China exercised unprecedented control over the reproductive habits of its billion citizens. Now, with its economy faltering just as it seemed poised to become the largest in the world, the Chinese government has brought an end to its one-child policy. It may once have seemed a shortcut to riches, but it has had a profound effect on society in modern China.Combining personal portraits of families affected by the policy with a nuanced account of China's descent towards economic and societal turmoil, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Mei Fong reveals the true cost of this most controversial of policies. Drawing on eight years spent documenting its repercussions, she reveals a dystopian legacy of second children refused documentation by the state, only children supporting their parents and grandparents, and villages filled with ineligible bachelors. An exceptional piece of on-the-ground journalism, One Child humanizes the policy that defined China and warns that the ill-effects of its legacy will be felt across the globe.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 17H45M20S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Political Science & Theory, Central Government Policies, Population & Demography, Asian History, Ethical Issues: Abortion & Birth Control
  • Available formats: WORD, PDF, SNB, TXT, EPUB, JPEG, AZW3, DOC. Compressed in RAR, AZW, TAR.Z, TZ, ZIP
  • Download servers: MEGA, Lufi, Torrent, Hotfile, Microsoft OneDrive, JustCloud
  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 17.91 USD
  • Dimensions: 146x225x19mm
  • Weight: 340.19g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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