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Marriage, gender, and sex in a contemporary Chinese village / Sun-pong Yuen, Pui-lam Law, and Yuk-ying Ho ; translated by Fong-ying Yu.

Author/Creator:
Ruan, Xinbang.
Standardized Title:
Hun yin, xing bie yu xing. English.
Edition:
English language ed.
Publication:
Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, c2004.
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 295 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Women in rural development -- China.
Marriage -- China.
Contents:
Theoretical framework: familism, women's liberation, and autonomy
Baixiu Village: past and present
Finding a partner, love, and marriage
Marriage, familism, and autonomy
The story of Uncle Qiu: the dictates of the parents, the words of the matchmaker
The story of Zhichao: the transition from tradition to modernity
The story of Wang Qiming: a marriage in the 1990s
Tradition, women, and the interpretation of the self
Women in Chinese villages: a review of the research
Wang Guizhen: growing up under the reform and opening-up policy
"A female's need for fulfillment" in the eyes of traditional women
Sex and the sex trade under the reform and opening-up policy
Familial culture, gender relationships, and sexual indulgence
Sex, the sex trade, and extramarital relationships in the eyes of men
Wealth, materialization, and the feminine viewpoint
The paradox of development in Baixiu Village
Reflections on methodology
Epilogue: Baixiu Village at the turn of the century
Baixiu Village at the beginning of the twenty-first century
Rural political reform: the Baixiu Village Committee election.
Notes:
"An East gate book."
Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-289) and index.
Contributor:
Luo, Peilin.
Ho, Yuk-ying, 1964-
ISBN:
0765612534 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
52349188
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