• Sociology, Medicine
  • Published in Comparative education review 1976
  • DOI:10.1086/445879

Family planning education and health care delivery in the People's Republic of China: implications for educational alternatives.

@article{Hawkins1976FamilyPE,
  title={Family planning education and health care delivery in the People's Republic of China: implications for educational alternatives.},
  author={Jen Hawkins},
  journal={Comparative education review},
  year={1976},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={
          151-64
        }
}
The Chinese have utilized both alternative and formal educational st ructures over the years to introduce and transmit family planning messag es, but their efforts had limited success until coupled with the significant structural reform in the health care network which occurred in 1965. It is suggested, based in part on interviews and data collected by the author during a 6-week trip to China in 1971, that use of contraceptives is now widespread and birthrates are declining due, in large… CONTINUE READING

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