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Women in rural China

Vibeke Hemmel

Women in rural China

policy towards women before and after the Cultural Revolution

by Vibeke Hemmel

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Published by Curzon Press, Humanities Press in London, Atlantic Highlands, USA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China,
  • China.
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- Government policy -- China -- History.,
    • Women -- China -- Social conditions.,
    • Rural women -- China -- History.,
    • Women and socialism -- China.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 145-155.

      StatementVibeke Hemmel and Pia Sindbjerg.
      SeriesStudies on Asian topics,, no. 7
      ContributionsSindbjerg, Pia.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1236.3.C6 H46 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 155 p. ;
      Number of Pages155
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2957141M
      ISBN 100391029657
      LC Control Number84200111

        Left-behind Women in Rural China Author: Ye Jingzhong, Wu this book analyzes the lives of left-behind women from various aspects, including family economy, agricultural production, family relationships, social networks, psychology, recreation and development, and analyses their responses and coping strategies. But in their absence left. Li Zhang of the University of California, Davis reviews On the Move: Women in Rural-to-Urban Migration in Contemporary China by Arianne M. Gaetano and Tamara Jacka. Arianne M. Gaetano and Tamara Jacka explore the impact of migration on the identities, values, worldviews, and social positions of migrant women in contemporary China based on original fieldwork [ ].

        What can we learn about the Chinese revolution by placing a doubly marginalized group—rural women—at the center of the inquiry? In this book, Gail Hershatter explores changes in the lives of seventy-two elderly women in rural Shaanxi province during the revolutionary decades of the s and s. Interweaving these women’s life histories with insightful analysis, Hershatter shows . Similar Items. Rural women in urban China gender, migration, and social change / by: Jacka, Tamara, Published: () Women's work in rural China: change and continuity in an era of reform / by: Jacka, Tamara, Published: () Migration and social protection in China Published: ().

        Polygamy ― the practice of taking more than one partner ― has a surprisingly female-friendly history in China: According to Stanford professor Matthew Sommer, there’s record of women in rural China taking two (and sometimes more) husbands . The Chinese rural left behind women have emerged along with the rural population who has migrated in the country called internal migration after Chinese Economic Reform in the early s. Usually, the rural Chinese people that were "left behind" are women identified generally as the wives whose husbands migrated from rural areas for employment or to conduct business and having an absence of.


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Women in rural China by Vibeke Hemmel Download PDF EPUB FB2

Sincereform policies introduced in rural China have had a profound impact on women's work and gender divisions of labour.

This book provides detailed information on shifts in women's work patterns. It explains how and why these shifts have come about, and how they relate to women's position in society. The Gender of Memory: Rural Women and China’s Collective Past (Asia Pacific Modern Book 8) - Kindle edition by Hershatter, Gail.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Gender of Memory: Rural Women and China’s Collective Past (Asia Pacific Modern Book 8).Cited by: Women, Gender and Rural Development in China Tamara Jacka and Sally Sargeson (eds.) Book Review Over the last three decades China has experienced phenomenal growth rates, rapid industrialisation, and fundamental transformation of its socio-economic fabric.

Its soaring economic power has been matched by a spectacular decline in the number of people living below the international. The Gender of Memory is a work of outstanding scholarship and significance [The book] will be read decades into the future and will no doubt spur others to undertake new and exciting research on other periods in other remote and rural areas of China.

If you research China's One Child Policy and statuses of women and children in rural China, this book will tell you more details about the reality of million people living in the countrysides. Format: Print Replica Fire Tablets Kindle Fire HDX '' Kindle Fire HDX 5/5(1).

Suicide in China accounts for 26% of all suicides worldwide: It is the fifth leading cause of death in the country overall along with injuries, poisoning and falls, and it is the leading cause of death for young women in China.

People are two to five times more likely to kill themselves in rural areas than in cities. "China's countryside is being transformed by rapid, far-reaching development. This wide-reaching and multidisciplinary book questions whether gender politics are changing in response to this development, and explores how gender politics inform and are reproduced or reconfigured in the languages, knowledge, processes and practices of development in rural China"--Publisher.

This book will be valuable reading for researchers interested in gender, employment transition and rural China.' - Yu Song, Associate Professor, Department of China Studies, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China 'China is in the processes of rapid industrialization, urbanization and marketization, but none of them follow a linear path.

Young women and girls are kidnapped from their homes and sold to gangs who traffic women, often displacing the women by great distances. Sex trafficking in China is an issue.

In order to ensure that the women do not run away, the men who purchase them do not allow the women to leave the house. [99]Maternal mortality (per ,): 37 (). Most of the women are uneducated. % of women are illiterates. 10% are primary educated and % are high school pass.

No woman is found having higher education level. When asked if the women could get the chance of education which they desired, in rural areas only 3% women replied in affirmative while 97% of women replied in negative.

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Most victims are young rural women. Chinese officials have said that the Western estimates, derived from crude suicide statistics that China. Rural women are key agents for achieving the transformational economic, environmental and social changes required for sustainable development.

But limited access to credit, health care and education are among the many challenges they face, further aggravated by the. In China from very early times, men have been seen as the core of the family.

The ancestors to whom a Shang or Zhou dynasty king made sacrifices were his patrilineal ancestors, that is, his ancestors linked exclusively through men (his father’s father, his father’s father’s father, and so on).

When women enter the early historical record. Inequality in China and the impact on women’s rights China’s women have plenty of additional reasons for discontent. Rural women are also losing access to land : Eileen Otis.

Get this from a library. Disability identity and marriage in rural China. [Jing Yang] -- Based on data collected through in-depth fieldwork observation and interviews in Bai Township, this book examines how women with disabilities in rural Southwest China compensate for their disability. Gail Hershatter’s book The Gender of Memory: Rural Women and China’s Collective Past is based on more than one decade of research she carried out with Gao Xiaoxian (高小贤), a native of their research site, Shaanxi Province, and both a research office director of the Shaanxi Provincial Women’s Federation and Secretary General of the Shaanxi Research Association for Women and : Wu Weiyi.

For rural citizens who have less mobility, they are even more discouraged from coming forward with STDs, because of the increased lack of anonymity. As a result, some government bodies, such as the Women’s Federation of China have been supportive of increased sex-ed to help women understand their sexual rights.

This book explores the impact of migration on the identities, values, worldviews, and social positions of migrant women in contemporary China based on original fieldwork as well as in-depth research in multiple regions of China.4/5(4).

But so do hotels, luxury goods stores, estate agents, and the millions of others in China and the West happy to profit from the consumption habits of China’s elite. The rural women I met were. About the Book. What can we learn about the Chinese revolution by placing a doubly marginalized group—rural women—at the center of the inquiry?

In this book, Gail Hershatter explores changes in the lives of seventy-two elderly women in rural Shaanxi province during the revolutionary decades of the s and s.This multidisciplinary book explores gender politics in the discourses and practices of development in rural China.

The contributors – scholars in political science, anthropology, gender, development and Chinese studies – examine how differently positioned women are shaping rural development, and how development is affecting women’s capabilities and gender power relations.Rich in its historical perspective on women and men in the context of economic development, this ethnography provides a unique window on rural China since the s.

Laurel Bossen uses her detailed knowledge to explore theories regarding such momentous changes as the demise of footbinding, the transformation and feminization of farming, the.