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Transition and challenge : China's population at the beginning of the 21st century / edited by Zhongwei Zhao and Fei Guo.

Contributor(s): Zhao, Zhongwei | Guo, Fei.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007Description: xiv, 350 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0199299293 (hbk.); 9780199299294 (hbk.).Subject(s): Demographic transition -- China | China -- Population | China -- Population policy -- History -- 20th centuryDDC classification: 304.60951 Other classification: 74.95 Online resources: WorldCat details | E-Book Fulltext
Contents:
Table of contents 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.
Summary: Summary: 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...
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Online version:
Transition and challenge.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)651888249

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Table of contents 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.

Summary:
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...

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