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Chinese femininities, Chinese masculinities : a reader / edited by Susan Brownell and Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom ; foreword by Thomas Laqueur.

Publication:
Berkeley : University of California Press, c2002.
Series:
Asia-Local studies/global themes ; 4
Format/Description:
Book
xiv, 460 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
Sex role -- China.
Femininity -- China.
Masculinity -- China.
Contents:
pt. 1. Gender and the law (Qing dynasty). Femininity in flux: gendered virtue and social conflict in the mid-Qing courtroom / Janet M. Theiss. Dangerous males, vulnerable males, and polluted males: the regulation of masculinity in Qing dynasty law / Matthew H. Sommer
pt. 2. Ideals of marriage and family (mid-Qing dynasty and early Republican era). Grooming a daughter for marriage: brides and wives in the mid-Qing period / Susan Mann. "The truths I have learned": nationalism, family reform, and male identity in China's New Culture Movement, 1915-1923 / Susan L. Glosser
pt. 3. Gender in literary traditions (May fourth era to Reform era). Invention and intervention: the making of a female tradition in modern Chinese literature / Lydia H. Liu. The self loving the self: men and connoisseurship in modern Chinese literature / Wendy Larson
pt. 4. Dangerous women and dangerous men (late Ming dynasty to early Communist period). Modernizing sex, sexing modernity: prostitution in early-twentieth-century Shanghai / Gail Hershatter. Approximations of Chinese bandits: perverse rebels, romantic heroes, or frustrated bachelors? / David Ownby
pt. 5. The gender of rebels (Cultural Revolution). Maoist mappings of gender: reassessing the Red Guards / Emily Honig. "Little brothers" in the Cultural Revolution: the worker rebels of Shanghai / Elizabeth J. Perry and Nara Dillon
pt. 6. Blood, qi, and the gendered body (Qing dynasty and Reform era). Blood, body, and gender: medical images of the female condition in China, 1600-1850 / Charlotte Furth. Embodying qi and masculinities in post-Mao China / Nancy N. Chen
pt. 7. Shifting contexts of gender and sexuality (Reform era). Past, perfect or imperfect: changing images of the ideal wife / Harriet Evans. Proper men and proper women: parental affection in the Chinese family / William Jankowiak
pt. 8. Gender, sexuality, and ethnicity (Reform era). Gender and internal Orientalism in China / Louisa Schein. Tradition and the gender of civility / Ralph Litzinger
Afterword: putting gender at the center / Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom and Susan Brownell.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Brownell, Susan.
Wasserstrom, Jeffrey N.
ISBN:
0520211030 (alk. paper)
0520221168 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
47803467
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