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Author Johnson, Kay Ann, author.

Title China's hidden children : abandonment, adoption, and the human costs of the one-child policy / Kay Ann Johnson.

Publication Info. Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2016.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    362.70951 JOH    Available
Description xiii, 218 pages ; 23 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: somebody's children -- Relinquishing daughters: from customary adoption to abandonment -- Adopting daughters and hiding out-of-plan children -- From "unwanted abandoned girls" to "stolen children": the circulation of out-of-plan children in the 2000s -- An emerging "traffic in children" -- Conclusion: the hidden human costs of the one-child policy.
Subject Abandoned children -- China.
Girls -- Civil rights -- China.
Intercountry adoption -- China.
Child trafficking -- China.
China -- Population policy -- Social aspects.
Family size -- Government policy -- Social aspects -- China.
ISBN 9780226352510 (cloth ; alk. paper)
022635251X (cloth ; alk. paper)

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