China’s one child policy


China’s one child policy:  The policy that changed the world

“The Chinese one child policy is unique in the history of the world. It was a source of great pain for one generation, but a generation later it began to yield important economic benefits. For China, and the world as a whole, the one child policy was one of the most important social policies ever implemented.”

Published in British Medical Journal, August 2006, 361-362

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Malcolm Potts
Publication date: 
August 6, 2006
Publication type: 
Journal Article