publication . Book . 1982

Population and Employment in China

Keyfitz, N.;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Feb 1982
  • Publisher: WP-82-014
  • Country: Austria
China's effectiveness in population control can be credited to the direct line of command through party and administrative cadres that extends from the leadership in Beijing down to the production team in a distant rural commune. The reason that the administrative machine has devoted so much attention to population control is twofold: the perceived limits of the natural environment, as indicated by slowness of growth of food supplies, and the difficulty of arranging productive employment for the large cohorts of the 1960s. The employment problem is intensified by mechanization in the countryside, and applies especially to the increasing numbers of middle school ...
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