Wang Feng

professor of sociology at the University of California, Irvine

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China’s ruling Communist Party says it will now allow married couples to have up to three children.

‘A sacrifice for a generation’: China scrambles to boost its population with 3-child policy

China’s ruling Communist Party says it will now allow married couples to have up to three children.

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