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#1 That and Chinese prefer having a male for various reasons leads to 20 million+ men that there will not be women for.
Posted by DarthVader 2013-01-14 16:39||
#2 That and Chinese prefer having a male for various reasons leads to 20 million+ men that there will not be women for.
This kind of thing has been the case for most of Chinese history, until the abolition of polygamy in the 40's. It was apparently legal in Hong Kong until 1971. Female infanticide was also widely practiced there since antiquity, way before the imposition of the one-child rule in the late 1970's, on the principle that sons supported their parents, whereas daughters became stoop labor for someone else. That surprised me, given the Chinese practice of the bride price, where the groom has to hand over a significant sum of money to the bride's family. It's possible that the bride price was a direct result of relative scarcity of women created by the Chinese tradition of female infanticide as well as polygamy.
Posted by Zhang Fei 2013-01-14 18:37||
'TIS AN ASIA-WIDE PROBLEM, NOT JUST CHINA.
Soviet or Chinese, as a general rule Commie Govt. housing gave priority to Married Veterans-Couples or Families [Kiddies andor Grandparents], NOT BACHELORS = SINGLE UNMARRIED MEN.
Even iff one presumes that these 20.0Milyuhn Males all have university or post-graduate degrees, many contemporary Russian + Chinese comapnies would still give priority or preference to Married Men, espec for those on the track for Supvy, Management or Board positions.
"20.0 Milyuhn" = way more Candidates for employment than needed in Industry, so many will be forced to look for work + love overseas in non-Chinese or non-Asian countries. IT WILL BE A LONG STRUGGLE FOR CHINA + ASIA, AS THE SOCIETIES IN MANY OF THESE FOREIGN COUNTRIES PREFER TO SEE THEIR DAUGHTERS OR FEMALES MARRIED OFF TO MALES OF SIMILAR CLASS, ETHNICITY, RELIGION OR CULTURE.
The historical alternative is for China to intentionally or covertly kill off these excess males in War(s) - "20.0 Milyuhn" or so is a lot of Soldats to correctly send off to NE Asia or East Asia War agz the US + Japan. IT SUPPORTS WHY CHINA IS WILLING TO ACCEPT PROHIBITIVE CASUALTIES AMONG ITS PLA FORCES IN ANY ATTACK ON TAIWAN.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2013-01-14 19:46||
#4 Like Joe says, it's nothing a good thermonuclear war can't straighten out. Try not to stand downwind.
Posted by SteveS 2013-01-14 21:36||