Chapter One: A New Era in China's Demographic Dynamics
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The Chinese population has often been profiled as having rapid growth resulting from high fertility. However, this chapter will show that rapid population growth, after dominating China's demographic dynamics for several hundred years, will soon finish. Furthermore, the population of China is entering a historic new period. This chapter will discuss some major featur…

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Gu, Baochang, “Chapter One: A New Era in China's Demographic Dynamics”, in: Chinese Research Perspectives Online, Edited by: International Advisory Board Chinese Research Perspectives Online. Consulted online on 11 December 2017 <>

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