|aTransition and challenge :|bChina's population at the beginning of the 21st century /|cedited by Zhongwei Zhao and Fei Guo.
|aOxford :|bOxford University Press,|c2007.
|axiv, 350 p. :|bill. ;|c24 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. -338) and index.
|aFamily planning during the economic reform era / Weiguo Zhang and Xingshan Cao -- The politics of numbers : fertility statistics in recent decades / Thomas Scharping -- Below replacement fertility in mainland China / Zhigang Guo and Wei Chen -- Fertility transition in Hong Kong and Taiwan / Edward Jow-Ching Tu, Xin Yuan, and Xia Zhang -- Induced abortion and its demographic consequences / Wei Chen -- Child sex ratios and their regional variation / Yong Cai and William Lavely -- Recent changes in marriage patterns / Guangyu Zhang and Baochang Gu -- Poverty, progress, and rising life expectancy / Judith Banister -- Changing mortality patterns and causes of death / Zhongwei Zhao -- Population ageing : challenges, opportunities, and institutions / Feng Wang and Andrew Mason -- Internal migration : policy changes, recent trends, and new challenges / Zai Liang -- The impact of temporary migration on migrant communities / Fei Guo -- The changing profile of labor migration / Kenneth Roberts -- Minorities : cultural integration, family planning, and population changes / Isabelle Attan歋 -- China's demography in perspective / John C. Caldwell and Zhongwei Zhao.