A parent takes photos of her daughter playing the drums at a children's play area in a shopping mall in Beijing Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013. In China, a law generally limits urban families

 

              A parent takes photos of her daughter playing the drums at a children
A parent takes photos of her daughter playing the drums at a children's play area in a shopping mall in Beijing Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013. In China, a law generally limits urban families to having just one child. They grow up as the sole focus of doting parents. How does this affect them? What does it mean to Chinese society if generations of kids are raised this way? Authors of a new study say the one-child policy has significant ramifications for Chinese society. (AP Photo/Alexander F. Yuan)