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Small happiness

Author: Carma Hinton; Richard Gordon; Kathy Kline; Daniel Sipe
Publisher: NY [i.e. New York], NY : Long Bow Group, ©1987.
Series: One village in China.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In rural China, a newborn son is called a 'great happiness' but a newborn daughter is often called a 'small happiness'. This film explores sexual politics and its myriad implications for women in rural China today. Chinese women speak frankly on many subjects, including footbinding, the government birth control policy, work, love and marriage.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Carma Hinton; Richard Gordon; Kathy Kline; Daniel Sipe
OCLC Number: 29274077
Notes: Cataloged from credits and label on cassette container.
Title on cassette container: Small happiness : women of a Chinese village.
Credits: Director, Carma Hinton, Richard Gordon ; executive producer, Daniel Sipe ; editor, David Carnochan.
Performer(s): Narrator, Carma Hinton.
Target Audience: General.
Description: 1 videocassette (58 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. VHS.
Series Title: One village in China.
Other Titles: Women of a Chinese village
Responsibility: produced and directed by Carma Hinton, Richard Gordon ; co-produced by Kathy Kline ; executive producer, Daniel Sipe.

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In rural China, a newborn son is called a 'great happiness' but a newborn daughter is often called a 'small happiness'. This film explores sexual politics and its myriad implications for women in rural China today. Chinese women speak frankly on many subjects, including footbinding, the government birth control policy, work, love and marriage.

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