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Gender in motion : divisions of labor and cultural change in late imperial and modern China

Author: Bryna Goodman; Wendy Larson
Publisher: Lanham, Md. ; Oxford : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2005.
Series: Asia/Pacific/perspectives.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bryna Goodman; Wendy Larson
ISBN: 0742538249 9780742538245 0742538257 9780742538252 0742581349 9780742581340
OCLC Number: 1205144149
Notes: uclebkebl.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Australia] : Ebooks Corporation, c2015. Available in PDF format. Mode of access: World Wide Web. Description based on contents viewed 10 March 2015.
Description: x, 343 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: axes of gender: divisions of labor and spatial separation / Bryna Goodman and Wendy Larson --
Part I: Patterns of mobility. Making sex work: polyandry as a survival strategy in Qing Dynasty China / Matthew H. Sommer ; The virtue of travel for women in the late empire / Susan Mann ; Gender on stage: actresses in an actors' world (1895-1930) / Luo Suwen ; Women on the move: women's kinship, residence, and networks in rural Shandong / Ellen R. Judd --
Part II: Spatial transformations. Between Nei and Wai: Chinese women students in Japan in the early twentieth century / Joan Judge ; Playing with the public: late Qing courtesans and the opera singer lovers / Catherine Vance Yeh ; Unofficial history and gender boundary crossing in the early Chinese republic: Shen Peizhen and Xiaofengxian / Madeline Yue Dong ; Gender and Maoist urban reorganization / Wang Zheng ; He Yi's The postman: the work space of a new age Maoist / Wendy Larson --
Part III: Boundaries. Women's work and the economics of respectability / Kenneth Pomeranz ; The vocational woman and the elusiveness of "personhood" in early republican China / Bryna Goodman ; Women's work and the boundary transgression in Wang Dulu's popular novels / Tze-lan Deborah Sang ; Virtue at work: rural Shaanxi women remember the 1950s / Gail Hershatter.
Series Title: Asia/Pacific/perspectives.
Responsibility: edited by Bryna Goodman and Wendy Larson.


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