Transition and challenge : China's population at the beginning of the 21st century / edited by Zhongwei Zhao and Fei Guo. - Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007. - xiv, 350 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

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Transition and challenge.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Family planning during the economic reform era / Weiguo Zhang and Xingshan Cao --
The politics of numbers : fertility statistics in recent decades / Thomas Scharping --
Below replacement fertility in mainland China / Zhigang Guo and Wei Chen --
Fertility transition in Hong Kong and Taiwan / Edward Jow-Ching Tu, Xin Yuan, and Xia Zhang --
Induced abortion and its demographic consequences / Wei Chen --
Child sex ratios and their regional variation / Yong Cai and William Lavely --
Recent changes in marriage patterns / Guangyu Zhang and Baochang Gu --
Poverty, progress, and rising life expectancy / Judith Banister --
Changing mortality patterns and causes of death / Zhongwei Zhao --
Population ageing : challenges, opportunities, and institutions / Feng Wang and Andrew Mason --
Internal migration : policy changes, recent trends, and new challenges / Zai Liang --
The impact of temporary migration on migrant communities / Fei Guo --
The changing profile of labor migration / Kenneth Roberts --
Minorities : cultural integration, family planning, and population changes / Isabelle Attané --
China's demography in perspective / John C. Caldwell and Zhongwei Zhao. Table of contents

With the largest population in the world, China has experienced significant demographic, social, and economic changes in recent decades. This book examines these profound changes and not only Read more...

0199299293 (hbk.) 9780199299294 (hbk.)


Demographic transition--China.

China--Population policy--History--20th century.

HB887 / .T73 2007

304.60951 / TRA 2007

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