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Science  22 Aug 2008:
Vol. 321, Issue 5892, pp. 1042-1043
DOI: 10.1126/science.1159273

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Just One Child. Science and Policy in Deng's China. By Susan Greenhalgh. University of California Press, Berkeley, 2008. 425 pp. $55, £32.95. ISBN 9780520253384. Paper, $21.95, £12.95. ISBN 9780520253391.

The author explores how in the late 1970s China's leadership decided to attempt to limit all couples to a single offspring.