searching for Son preference in China 5 found (6 total) alternate case: son preference in China. China is characterized by a low fertility intention, a strong preference for sons, as well as a stringent birth control policy. They also introduce an estimate of China’s missing girls and investigate the male marriage squeeze together with the projected number of surplus males in the marriage market. ��w�jt^/��b�����T��z��A�ݘ�����|��� ���p���V�~ E:d����Y1��q\� �n�zs�n (����T Q����@Tm�+i_����g'* Girl (8,133 words) no match in snippet view article find links to article creates a bias against females. At the time of the census in 2005, almost 121 boys were born for every 100 girls. The one-child policy is often shown as the main reason for son preference in China. �"q?���|���L/0evw j�� 1229 0 obj China Household Income Project 2013 survey data, we nd that intrahousehold discrimination can account for a large part of the gender gap in education. 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Clan brotherhoods of men have existed for centuries. Notably, while son preference and resulting disparities in sex ratios are most apparent in South Asia, son preference is not unique to the region. But sex ratios at birth, despite a recent small reduction, are still the highest in the world at around 120 male births to every 100 females. endstream endobj 1483 0 obj <>stream %%EOF Son preference is most prevalent in parts of East and South Asia. Other minorities, such as those in Guizhou, s how as strong son preference as … endstream Although the effect of son preference is not the most important, urbanization, education, and occupation have not fundamentally changed its influence on women's compliance. The preference for sons in contemporary China is well known, but most studies have focused on the deficit in the supply of brides and its negative consequences for men (e.g., Wei and Zhang 2011; Edlund et al. Sons are preferred because they have a higher wage-earning capacity, especially in agrarian economies, they continue the family line, are generally recipients of inheritance and … The authors first review the rural_urban and parity differences and the recent trend in China’s sex ratio at birth (SRB). x��Y]o�}��0o�.bF��/����n��b�M�@w���r���hH����wf(ʒ�ys9g��p������w���?��߁���U �� endobj The authors attribute this to their similar family systems, which generate strong disincentives to raise daughters while valuing adult women's contributions to the household. Son preference exists in many countries, particularly in Asia, the Middle East and North Africa (Koolwal, 2007; Lin, Liu, & Qian, 2014; Oster, 2009; Rohlfs, Reed, & Yamada, 2010; Rossi & Rouanet, 2015). x��X�n7}��#7�h�/E�[N�6n�N�&}X�kiQYr�MRR��3\ݥ�X$�w�93�!�INސ��O.�.���xAN�gD�A���3!� �)�`�L�v��Y�E�/�ȧv��,q�1.���KM�g��8��32��k�\�Zˤ!���-c�5ĉ�X��v���!�t'��\�:�\A%�qz �/�\߷["��W)YX���'�ɫv�%ٟ���v�d�ƿ�̅Ҍ/ujX���V�� 7�� l=���q�>y�����M/��iǼ�1�w�IE;�姬��/�ͯ���2Mϯ�[�"3���Mӿ�(�`=�&����|?I"`���*%�ص�. 1�{�SL�!&r�6��4�D�ѰnLb#�l!BI������(\jdS�"ש�IL�*���$�k,��"���I���Ҟ�4��=��a< 1q�()�LCL�3 SON PREFERENCE AND FERTILITY IN CHINA DUDLEY L. POSTON JR Department of Sociology, TexasA&MUniversity, College Station, TX 77843, USA Summary. Historical records mention the practice of female infanticide. Traditionally, the bloodline passes through the male side. Policy-makers are addressing some causes of the high sex ratio at birth, but more could be done. �F ��F�6�����W �� ���V̋؁4+s���� ���)��(�y����� a[�[ �����_�� � �0 [O "Essays on Son Preference in China During Modernization." The analysis confirms the conventional wisdom that son preference is embedded within patrilineal family structures and practices. It will be several decades before the sex ratio at … These findings are consistent with other research. According to the Global Gender Gap Report 2018, China ranked dead last among 149 countries in terms of “sex ratio at birth”. That is to say, if the older of two brothers already has a son, … << /Linearized 1 /L 791782 /H [ 4302 571 ] /O 1234 /E 53835 /N 51 /T 784135 >> in China. 0 1231 0 obj ��h4Py�HD�,��e"�t�CT��B%F�e�]DBjd���b�J�Cg�3�%&n����dL�L���eZDz�@>$ߑ^���@�(��VCR��#y� K7��,\����`C���쥁� '����XɜOB_�ίNw� v�m�TI x��X۲�(�����+Il�>g�v�vUSsbХ[Ę��5+�e�o@�.0��ѥ���d��S�m A 2011 Gallop poll revealed that 40 percent of American would prefer to have a son if they only had one child, compared to 28 percent who would prefer a daughter. << /Names 1228 0 R /OpenAction 1240 0 R /PageLabels << /Nums [ 0 << /P (1) >> 1 << /P (2) >> 2 << /P (3) >> 3 << /P (4) >> 4 << /P (5) >> 5 << /P (6) >> 6 << /P (7) >> 7 << /P (8) >> 8 << /P (9) >> 9 << /P (10) >> 10 << /P (11) >> 11 << /P (12) >> 12 << /P (13) >> 13 << /P (14) >> 14 << /P (15) >> 15 << /P (16) >> 16 << /P (17) >> 17 << /P (18) >> 18 << /P (19) >> 19 << /P (20) >> 20 << /P (21) >> 21 << /P (22) >> 22 << /P (23) >> 23 << /P (24) >> 24 << /P (25) >> 25 << /P (26) >> 26 << /P (27) >> 27 << /P (28) >> 28 << /P (29) >> 29 << /P (30) >> 30 << /P (31) >> 31 << /P (32) >> 32 << /P (33) >> 33 << /P (34) >> 34 << /P (35) >> 35 << /P (36) >> 36 << /P (37) >> 37 << /P (38) >> 38 << /P (39) >> 39 << /P (40) >> 40 << /P (41) >> 41 << /P (42) >> 42 << /P (43) >> 43 << /P (44) >> 44 << /P (45) >> 45 << /P (46) >> 46 << /P (47) >> 47 << /P (48) >> 48 << /P (49) >> 49 << /P (50) >> 50 << /P (51) >> ] >> /PageMode /UseOutlines /Pages 1203 0 R /Type /Catalog >> show less strong son preference (Hua 2001), as do the Islamic groups in Western China. The combined factors of son preference, the one-child policy and the availability of prenatal sex-identification technology have allowed prenatal discrimination to spread since the mid-1980s in both urban and rural areas in China where abortion is legal. endstream endobj 1 0 obj <>/MediaBox[0 0 595.32 841.92]/Parent 1475 0 R/Resources<>/ProcSet[/PDF/Text/ImageB/ImageC/ImageI]>>/Rotate 0/StructParents 1/Tabs/S/Type/Page>> endobj 2 0 obj <>stream 4 Using a small subset of a population from Anhui … 1230 0 obj 3 Sons are particularly preferred in rural farming areas of China and among less educated parents. In China, where son preference has historically been strong, sons are needed to carry out farmwork, offer financial support to aging parents, continue the family name and receive the family inheritance; in the past, they also were responsible for ancestor worship. This is suggested by the ways in which the diffusion of ultrasound technologies into China's agricultural provinces has mirrored patterns in the timing, increase, and spatial spread of masculinized sex ratios (Banister 2004). endstream endobj 1482 0 obj <>stream |4��,��d,;Ge,+ptu�G��T-R��я�\�+$X����gS.W-�y�?�6`T�ɺX6�3Y��b����o����rc�w�ܚ�������q�^8���#'i�u9U˵AߘbQVK�Z�����߷f� ��_[�ր�v嶭w�[��ed8|��(}X�y�dd������r{��^*��v�v]n��[Ы��^�M�k�;�do��ꁘ�����b����R0b�8J���������x�)��{{;3��y ��ge5���������^�����}���)�e;&�?o!a�ݳq��҇]r��?��%�)����R����8�)��L"eG$�K"���*ϙg-���ߔ�c/�2�*��=��:�����-+qL;�J�L�-pF:�ì�^G-��I����1F���El���IOu�g��b �����A��< �f= ��:H�R'*���1%�� ��Jz��]}�"�r���*s�%�7ѪWן5��;5��6�~���S�:��2UWTe�O��wp%�$xB���{=��t� endobj Contrary to popular belief, son compulsion remained steady in rural China (at around 10 per cent) while it increased in urban China in the 1990s (from 2.8 per cent to 4.5 per cent). u̓��V�����LĽ�7T��_)����$�&E�)?_ E��I�&A�*��`���^�#�8-cO�qq�wqh���*L���Th{�O:u�I3'��x���Ds���Z�#ӆx�YT� It is found that son preference is still prevalent in China. 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This paper examines the effect of son preference on the hazards of having a second and a third birth. China has manifested preference for sons and discrimination against daughters for centuries (Das Gupta et al., 2003). Traditionally, the bloodline passes through the male side. �S��x _#goQ�bF���L,x��A�I?�H�WLFM��l6�[wt�In1�H(����4����x�L�Y�E�c&�?l���+�P�ş��n�0L�G8����q3���ak��}i�Z@Jޔl!0��IG0��� China and India have a very strong son preference. ,;:���a��xW�ў!7�DG�����Z�1�����n 2�Dp{1*9hy0E3H�2�����Z�Z^�����mz�̩i�Q3:�gu� With data from the Two-per-thousand National Sample Survey on Fertility and Contraception conducted in 1988 by the State Family Planning Commission of China, the hazard of having a second birth among 62+ thousand married women who have had a first birth, and the hazard of having a third … China and India have a very strong son preference. 1484 0 obj <>/Filter/FlateDecode/ID[<8E9164A39961F044845D0BECC256F983><4A1D0117A44BF94FA719D5B3BCD2379B>]/Index[1477 18]/Info 1476 0 R/Length 55/Prev 305277/Root 1478 0 R/Size 1495/Type/XRef/W[1 2 1]>>stream Son Preference and Second Birth in China Zhang Wenhua Stockholm University Abstract: Preference for bearing sons is a common social custom and cultural tradition in China. 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Back then, it was shown as a temporary measure implemented in order to reduce the number of members in a family and to have a stronger economic growth, as a long-term obje… The answer is certainly complex, but generally speaking such preference is still more common in rural villages, in which most families still desire at least one son. ��}M_U/���,�5���` ��T� In China, the … Recent studies on the growth of sex-selective abortion in India suggest that women and families in wealthier households and communities merely change the way they implement son preference, not the preference itself. Preference for sons dates back to the Warring States Period, in about 500 B.C. 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