Although in the past the influence of the family in China was
weakened due to Communist leaders, today it is the basic structure of
Chinese society. The Chinese family has managed to survive the vast
changes of the past quarter century. It still remains the basic social unit.
China's population is extremely large, therefore it adopted the one -
child - per - family policy( Ahmad,93). To enforce this policy the
Government set up strict
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role of the traditional family as a
consuming or producing unit.
Families in the city are usually smaller. Since both parents work,
the children are left in day - care centers or schools. Because of the
work situation a husband and wife may see each other only rarely.
Despite such problems family life in the city is stable, and family ties
continue to play a major role in the lives of both parents and children.