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The One-Child Policy and Privatization of Education in China.

  title={The One-Child Policy and Privatization of Education in China.},
  author={Guangyu Tan},
China’s one-child policy is one of the most signifi cant, yet controversial, programs of planned fertility. While the focus of the controversy is on the nature of the policy (for example, whether the policy is humane, or whether it violates the basic human rights of individual freedom), the impact of such population control program on China’s educational policy and practices is understudied. Moreover, the relationship between the one-child policy and the privatization of K-12 education in China… Expand
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