ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Family, State, and Ideal Populations

Reproductive Politics and the Making of Modern India by Mytheli Sreenivas, Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2021; pp 274, ` 2,250 .

China's One- or Two-child Policy

The announcement of the shift from a one-child to two-child policy at the fifth plenum of the 18th Party Congress of the Communist Party of China in October 2015 has brought the population debate back to the forefront. The social consequences of the policy have been severe, repercussions of which will reverberate for generations to come. This is a lesson for India that it should be warned once more of such coercive measures and their impacts.
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