(3.5-4 pages each, typed and double-spaced)
Essay Topic : 
China’s One-Child One-Couple Policy started in the late 1970s and was phased out just recently. (1) Based on what reasons/rationale that the Chinese authority enforced this policy? (2) In a timespan of almost 40 years (1978-2015) most Chinese children born were the only child in the family. In what ways this policy has changed the family structure and relationships? (3) What are the long-term social consequences of the “one-couple one-child” policy given changes in the overall population structure? (4) Why was this policy phased out and “one-couple-two-children” is now encouraged? Do you think people are ready for this change?