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Discuss China In Terms Of Being The “Middle Kingdom, ” Population Growth Issues, And Industrialization

679 words - 3 pages

GE350 World Geography

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Discuss China in terms of being the “Middle Kingdom,” population growth issues, and industrialization.
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Thus, the Chinese began to call the states within central plain of China "Zhongguo" meaning "Middle Kingdom" and its peripheral "yi 夷" (barbarians). The ancient Chinese believed that they are the only civilization on earth while being surrounded by barbarians (#7, General_Zhaoyun).

China’s population growth issues has been a rather long and ongoing discussion for quite some time. Since 1978, China has been implementing a one child policy law that officially restricts the number of children married urban couples are allowed to have. The law was created by the Chinese government to alleviate social, economic, and environmental problems in China, and authorities claim that the policy has prevented 400 million births from 1979 to 2011. The prevention of births, so policy makers have claimed, have resulted in less pressure on worldwide food supplies and in less pollution in major Chinese cities (Iaowaiblog, Lior Paritzky, April 13, 2011). Like in most countries the male children are the more desired choice in child, they continue the linage, the name, and in many countries land...

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