Chinese Women - Living and Working (Asaa Women in Asia by Anne McLaren

By Anne McLaren

This publication offers major new findings on new domain names of employment for girls in China's burgeoning marketplace financial system of the Nineteen Nineties and the twenty-first century. specialists in gender, politics, media stories, and anthropology talk about the impression of monetary reform and globalization on chinese language ladies in kinfolk companies, administration, the professions, the prostitution and family carrier. major topics comprise altering marriage and customer aspirations and the reinvention of household area. the quantity deals clean insights into altering definitions of 'women's paintings' in modern China and questions women's perceived 'disadvantage' out there economic system.

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Parish, W. K. (1978) Village and Family in Contemporary China, Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Parris, K. (1996) ‘Private Entrepreneurs as Citizens: From Leninism to Corporatism’, China Information, 10, 3/4:1–28. M. (1997) China’s New Business Elite: The Political Consequences of Economic Reform, Berkeley: University of California Press. H. M. (1990) China’s Peasants: The Anthropology of a Revolution, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Robison, R. G. (eds) (1996a) The New Rich in Asia: Mobile Phones, McDonalds and Middle Class Revolution, London: Routledge.

35). 10 Private-sector entrepreneurs who wished to grow in scale were frequently required either to establish new collective sector enterprises based on their original companies, or to share equity in other ways with local government in the development of new enterprises. See Chen (1998), Parris (1996); Oi (1995:1132), Goodman (1995), Lin (1995); Walder (1995) and Young (1995). 11 Twelve of the new-rich entrepreneurs interviewed were not married. 12 Of the 201 married couples in the survey, only one had no children.

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