Changes in Population Size – Population Policies…

Changes in Population Size – Population Policies…

Title: Pro-Natalist and Anti-Natalist Population Policies:

L.O: To know how pro-natalist and anti-natalist population policies impact upon the population size of a country and to evaluate a case study country for each policy

key terms/phrases:

Population policy

Pro-Natalist policy

Anti-Natalist policy

Fertility Rate

Birth Rate

SEEP Impacts (social, economical, environmental, political)

Key questions: Why might a country introduce such policies? How might government population policies impact upon birth and death rates?

 

Pro-Natalist Policies 

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Lesson starter: We are going to start with looking at a pro-natalist population policy case study. To start off with we need to define what we mean by “pro-natalist policy”. In pairs, work to find the answers to the below two questions either using your mobile devices or course text books (pgs 20-21 can help you)…

Q. Define the term pro-natalist policy (1mark)

Q. Suggest three reasons why a country might decide to bring out this kind of policy

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Main development…

Case study – Singapore’s Pro-Natalist Policy Image result for singapore flag

 

 

You are going to conduct a 5W Enquiry into why Singapore introduced their pro-natalist policy. You can use the resources embedded on this page or from your course text books or from the google search engine.

Your case study in your notes must follow the following framework of questions:

  1. What were the specifics to the policy (we know its pro-birth but can you explain any other points)
  2. When was the policy first introduced (can you also produce a timeline of the before, during and after key events surrounding the polciy?)
  3. Who implemented the policy?
  4. Where was the policy put into place (was there a difference in level of policy implementation bewteen the rural and urban areas?)
  5. Why was the policy implemented? (Explain your answer in a s much detail as possible)
  6. Identify the SEEP impacts of the policy (make a table with bullet point list for your notes)

Answer the questions as as detailed as you can for your review exam style question at the end…

 

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Key articles that can help your research:
Review: Exam style question…
Q. Using a pro-natalist case study you have researched, describe and evaluate the level of success the policy had (7marks)
Tips to help with this question:
Case study – China’s Anti-Natalist Policy (the one child policy)
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You are going to conduct a 5W Enquiry into why China introduced their anti-natalist policy. You can use the resources embedded on this page or from your course text books or from the google search engine.

Your case study in your notes must follow the following framework of questions:

  1. What were the specifics to the policy (we know its anti-birth but can you explain any other points)
  2. When was the policy first introduced (can you also produce a timeline of the before, during and after key events surrounding the policy? Why has the policy now changed to a “two child policy” since 2016?)
  3. Who implemented the policy?
  4. Where was the policy put into place (was there a difference in level of policy implementation between the rural and urban areas?)
  5. Why was the policy implemented? (Explain your answer in a s much detail as possible)
  6. Identify the SEEP impacts of the policy (make a table with a bullet point list for your notes)

Answer the questions as as detailed as you can for your review exam style question at the end…

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Key articles that can help your research:
Review: Exam style question…
Q. Using a anti-natalist case study you have researched, describe and evaluate the level of success the policy had (7marks)
Tips to help with question:
Introduction:
Begin with identifying your case study and delivering opening statement – state whether you think the policy was a success or not, that way you are dealing with answering the question straight away. Then identify the factors/points you want to discuss in your main body of text that will help support your point of view, for example:
“In focusing on China’s one child policy that was originally put into place in 1979, I believe that this policy, in terms of slowing the birth rate of the country was a success as the rate dropped dramatically over the following the 30years. However this, from my opinion, came at a huge cost to the people of China as huge human rights issues came about including forced abortions; economic
Main development:
conclusion:

 

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