With baby steps, Chinese parents test strictness of the two-child policy
- November 26, 2020
- Wang Feng, sociology, The Wall Street Journal, Nov. 26, 2020
No local government will openly acknowledge that it is allowing third children. And in many places, restrictions continue to be strictly enforced. “Birth policy in China is in a logjam now,” said Wang Feng, a sociology professor at the University of California, Irvine. … “Officials all saw the writing on the wall,” Prof. Wang said. One effect, he said, is that enforcement of the two-child policy has been “lax and sporadic, varying from locale to locale.”
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