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Title Just one child : science and policy in Deng's China / Susan Greenhalgh.
Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2008.


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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 403 pages, 6 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 371-394) and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Print version.
Subject Birth control -- China -- History -- 20th century.
China -- Population policy.
Women -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Family Planning Policy -- history -- China.
Birth Rate -- China.
Family Planning Services -- history -- China.
History, 20th Century -- China.
Population Control -- history -- China.
Population Growth -- China.
Public Policy -- China.
Pregnancy Rate.
Population Dynamics.
History, Modern 1601-
Social Control Policies.
Community Health Services.
Reproductive Health Services.
Social Control, Formal.
Vital Statistics.
Health Services.
Epidemiologic Measurements.
Data Collection.
Population Characteristics.
Social Sciences.
Health Care Facilities, Manpower, and Services.
Health Care Economics and Organizations.
Epidemiologic Methods.
Delivery of Health Care.
Public Health.
Anthropology, Education, Sociology and Social Phenomena.
Information Science.
Environment and Public Health.
Investigative Techniques.
Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment.
Birth Rate.
Population Growth.
Family Planning Policy.
History, 20th Century.
Population Control.
Public Policy.
Family Planning Services.
Genre History.
Contents Introduction : an anthropology of science making and policymaking -- History : the "ideology" before the "science" -- A Chinese Marxian humanism of population -- The scientific revolution in Chengdu -- Ally recruitment in Beijing -- Scientific policymaking in Zhongnanhai -- Conclusion : why an epistemic approach matters.
Summary Population politics are a major issue in China. Susan Greenhaigh explores the origins and development of the one-child policy from the late 1970s to the present day, showing how sociopolitical life in China has been subject to scientization and statisticalization.
Other Title Print version: Greenhalgh, Susan. Just one child. Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2008 9780520253384 9780520253391
Other Title Science and policy in Deng's China