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The China Trajectory

Jay Winter and Michael Teitelbaum

in The Global Spread of Fertility Decline: Population, Fear, and Uncertainty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300139068
eISBN:
9780300195323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300139068.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter explores the political dimension of the modern demographic history of China, which is one of its essential characteristics. Modernization theory has little purchase here, since it ... More


Japan: Family Structure, Abortion, and Fertility since 1945

Jay Winter and Michael Teitelbaum

in The Global Spread of Fertility Decline: Population, Fear, and Uncertainty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300139068
eISBN:
9780300195323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300139068.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter shows that, despite Japan's fertility rates being close to those of China, the postwar history of fertility decline in these two countries was remarkably different. Japan industrialized ... More


Belle of California’s Molokai

Guenter B. Risse

in Driven by Fear: Epidemics and Isolation in San Francisco's House of Pestilence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039843
eISBN:
9780252097959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039843.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter tells the story of “China Annie,” a former Chinese prostitute diagnosed with leprosy, who had been admitted to the San Francisco pesthouse in 1891. Annie, along with many others like ... More


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