Better Students Ask More Questions.
Effectiveness of population control? Using a case study, assess the effectiveness of...
5 Answers | add yours
The major con in the one child policy has been the fact that it has helped cause a tremendous sex imbalance in many parts of China. It has caused many people to abort female fetuses, thus creating a situation in where there are many more men than women. This is harmful to development because it creates a very tenuous social situation, one in which social tensions are more likely to arise as it becomes harder for many men to form traditional families.
Posted by pohnpei397 on September 9, 2011 at 10:14 PM (Answer #2)
High School Teacher
Posted by wannam on September 10, 2011 at 1:18 AM (Answer #3)
Thank you! Any ideas on the advantages?
Posted by cheezea on September 10, 2011 at 8:29 PM (Answer #4)
Middle School Teacher
I'd say population control is barbaric, and not needed in an advanced society. Most industrialized modern countries no longer have overpopulation, at least among the middle class. Usually its a problem among the lower classes only.
Posted by litteacher8 on September 26, 2011 at 6:20 AM (Answer #5)
for me, one- or two- child policy is not a solution to overpopulation.... because overpopulation only occurs in towns and cities..... the problem there is the government who runs the economy... look at china they are around billion but there economy is big....
Posted by ma10 on February 15, 2012 at 3:53 PM (Answer #6)
Join to answer this question
Join a community of thousands of dedicated teachers and students.