Women in China's Long Twentieth Century

Gail Hershatter


Women in China's Long Twentieth Century

Women in China's Long Twentieth Century

  • Title: Women in China's Long Twentieth Century
  • Author: Gail Hershatter
  • ISBN: 9780520098565
  • Page: 445
  • Format: Paperback

BBC Travel China s Kingdom of Women In the foothills of the Himalayas lies picture perfect Lugu Lake, the home of the Mosuo people and the gateway to a mysterious land often dubbed The Kingdom of Women. Sex Dolls Are Replacing China s Missing Women Foreign Policy China s sharing economy took a new turn recently, as a new app, its symbol a single yellow banana, briefly brought rentable sex dolls to Chinese phones Called Ta Qu, to resemble the English Uyghurs Deplore China s Unkind Cuts to Local Women s Skirts Officials in the Xinjiang region of northwestern China have been cutting the skirts of Uyghurs on the spot in the streets to enforce a ban on ethnic minorities wearing long skirts, sparking an The Gender of Memory Rural Women and China s Collective Hershatter s volume is devoted to bringing to life women s experience as it diverged from both men s history and the national story Her portraits, based on the lives of women from four villages in Shaanxi Province, are a landmark in women s history and the history of China no future account of the Great Leap Famine can ignore them James C Scott London Review of Books Gender inequality in China Introduced in , China s one child policy set a limit on the number of children parents could have Because parents preferred sons, the incidence of sex selective abortions and female infanticide substantially increased This has led to male overpopulation in China in , men under age outnumbered women by than million. Female Hero Empress Wu Zetian Women in World History Wu Zetian Biography of China s only female emperor who lived during the Tang dynasty when women s unrestricted lives produced exceptional women noted for their contributions in the areas of culture and politics. The Startling Plight of China s Leftover Ladies Foreign Feature The Startling Plight of China s Leftover Ladies China s men far outnumber women So why is it so hard to find a good husband Demographics of China The demographics of China demonstrate a large population with a relatively small youth component, partially a result of China s one child policy.China s population reached the billion mark in By , China s population had reached . billion, the largest of any country in the world.According to the census, .% of the population was Han Chinese, and .% were minorities. SK II Marriage Market Takeover Please turn on YouTube Apr , Watch how single women in China courageously changedestiny by standing up against the pressure of being labelled Sheng Nu , or leftover woman Learn Women s Rights Without Frontiers Stop Forced Abortion China s population control program, called the One Child Policy, is enforced through coercive measures including forced abortion and forced sterilization Since the majority of those aborted are female, the One Child Policy has created gender imbalance that is a powerful, driving force behind sexual slavery in Asia.



This indispensable guide for students of both Chinese and women s history synthesizes recent research on women in twentieth century China Written by a leading historian of China, it surveys than 650 scholarly works, discussing Chinese women in the context of marriage, family, sexuality, labor, and national modernity In the process, Hershatter offers keen analytic inThis indispensable guide for students of both Chinese and women s history synthesizes recent research on women in twentieth century China Written by a leading historian of China, it surveys than 650 scholarly works, discussing Chinese women in the context of marriage, family, sexuality, labor, and national modernity In the process, Hershatter offers keen analytic insights and judgments about the works themselves and the evolution of related academic fields The result is both a practical bibliographic tool and a thoughtful reflection on how we approach the past.


Recent Comments "Women in China's Long Twentieth Century"

very informative and well written. a little bit too difficult for me to read though. my fault.


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