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Anti-natalist Population Policies

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Base Knowledge and Understanding

Base knowledge and understanding

Video Clip
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Definition anti-natalist
birth control tactic
marginalised populations
News Article
Words to be defined
Base Level



The aim of this lesson:

  • To evaluate [make an appraisal by weighing up the strengths and limitations] China's anti-natalist policy.
Geography Activities



China's Anti-natalist One Child Population Policy

Geography Activities

What is China's One Child Policy?

  • How does the policy work?
  • How does it encourage families to have only one child?
Hyperlink Geography - China One Child Policy Facts [14 August 2012]
The Guardian
  China's one-child policy means benefits for parents – if they follow the rules [25 October 2011]
Where did it happen?

Where is China?

  • Sounds like a silly question - but it's always worth asking!
  • Can you draw a sketch map to locate China, show it's scale and label any locations mentioned in your case study?
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When did it happened?

When was the policy introduced?

  • Produce a timeline of the policies introduction and any changes made to it since.
  • What is the future of the One Child Policy?
  Time Magazine - A BRIEF HISTORY OF China's One-Child Policy [27 July 2009]
Why did it happen?

Why was the One Child Policy introduced?

  • What geographical situation caused the Chinese government to introduce the One Child Policy?
BBC News
  Has China's one-child policy worked? [20 September 2007]
BBC News
  China's one-child policy - success or failure? [24 September 2010]
Who was affected by it happening?

How Successful?

  • You must be able to evaluate the population policies that you study.
  • How successful has China's One Child Policy been?
  • Don't forget to look at the positive as well as the negative aspects!
BBC News
  Ageing China: Changes and challenges [19 September 2012]
Geography Review



“Government attempts to control population growth are ineffective.” Discuss this statement. [15 Marks]

The markbands can be found here - you need to look at Paper 1 Section b.

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