Beijing’s one-child policy is gone. But many Chinese are still reluctant to have more.
- May 3, 2019
- Wang Feng, sociology, via The Washington Post, May 3, 2019
Wang Feng, a sociologist at the University of California at Irvine, said many Chinese parents have one goal in mind: “Wanting their children to move up the social ladder, or at least not get stuck. “It’s not that people can’t feed their children. It’s how can that child be ‘successful’ and have a better life,” he said. “Everything becomes a rat race.”
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