Analysing China's Population: Social Change in a New by Isabelle Attané, Baochang Gu

By Isabelle Attané, Baochang Gu

Based on China’s lately published 2010 inhabitants census facts, this edited quantity analyses the newest demographic developments in China, within the context of important social and fiscal upheavals. The editor and the professional individuals describe the most beneficial properties of China’s demography, and concentrate on the main points of this most recent section of its demographic transition.

The booklet explores such awesome features of China’s demography because the altering age and intercourse inhabitants constitution; contemporary developments in marriage and divorce; fertility developments with a spotlight on intercourse imbalance at start; the demography of the ethnic minorities and up to date mortality developments by means of sex.

Analysing China's inhabitants: Social switch in a brand new Demographic period examines and assesses the effect of alterations that during the arrival a long time could be an important for people, and the bigger society and financial system of the nation.

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In 1982, 70 % of married women of reproductive age were using contraception, and this proportion reached almost 90 % in 2008. In theory, almost all existing contraception methods are available to Chinese couples. In practice, however, the intra-uterine device (IUD) (qigong nei jieyu) and female sterilization by tubal ligation (shuluanguan jieza), which are provided or performed free of charge in family planning centres or in hospitals after delivery, are overwhelmingly used. e. IUD and female sterilization) has long been part of a deliberate attempt by the government to generalize the most effective methods, whose use can be easily imposed and controlled (a woman can stop taking the pill without the consent of family planning cadres, while she cannot reverse sterilization or, in principle, remove the IUD without consulting a doctor) to meet the requirements of the birth control policy.

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