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China’s Population and Family Planning Law – Law Library Collection Highlights

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China’s population and family planning law, known as the “one child law” recently changed to “two child law,” has always been a topic of interest to our patrons who have submitted many questions to the Law Library. Our Foreign Law Intern, Emma Wei, has prepared a bibliography with highlights of our collections and publications on this issue for readers who would like to learn more about this topic.

Plum blossoms in Hangzhou, China/Photo by Laney Zhang
Plum blossoms in Hangzhou, China/Photo by Laney Zhang

Overview of Population and Family Planning in China

The following titles show how the family planning policy started, developed, and was implemented from the perspectives of law, political science, sociology and statistics:

Birth Control and Human Rights

The following titles address birth control and human rights issues:

Law Library Publications

The Law Library has published articles briefing the recent developments of the family planning law and local regulations.  Below are relevant articles published on Global Legal Monitor and In Custodia Legis.

If you have any questions, please contact us through Ask A Librarian.



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