9780415406185

Chinese Women - Living and Working

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  • ISBN13:

    9780415406185

  • ISBN10:

    0415406188

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 2003-12-16
  • Publisher: RoutledgeCurzon
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Summary

Experts in gender, politics, media studies, and anthropology discuss the impact of economic reform and globalization on Chinese women in family businesses, management, the professions, the prostitution industry and domestic service.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction Anne E. McLaren Part One: 'New' Domains in the Chinese Market Economy 2. David S.G. Goodman Why Women Count: Chinese Women and the Leadership of Reform 3. Clodagh Wylie Femininity and Authority: Women in China's Private Sector 4. Wanning Sun The Maid in China: Opportunities, Challenges, and the Story of Becoming Modern 5. Elaine Jeffreys Feminist Prostitution Debates: Are There Any Sex Workers in China? Part Two: Women in the Professions 6. Louise Edwards Constraining Women's Political Work with 'Women's-work': The Chinese Communist Party and Women's Participation in Politics 7. Stephanie Hemelryk Donald Women and Technology in the Teaching Profession: Multi-literacy and Curriculum Impact Part Three: Reinventing Domestic Space 8. Sally Sargeson Building for the Future Family 9. Anne E. McLaren Women's Work and Ritual Space in China

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