Martin King Whyte
Professor of International Studies and Sociology Emeritus, Harvard University
Apr 24 , 2019
China’s household registration system, known as the hukou system, was employed throughout imperial China and used as a caste system under Mao Zedong. Now that China is attempting to rise into the ranks of rich countries, the legacy of this system is a major obstacle.
Oct 25 , 2018
China eliminated its one-child policy in hopes of boosting its population, but three years later, the country faces not only a looming population decline but also a demographic reality that could disrupt its economic and social progress.