The missing girls and women of China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan : a sociological study of infanticide, forced prostitution, political imprisonment, "ghost brides," runaways, and thrownaways, 1900-2000s (eBook, 2012) [WorldCat.org]
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The missing girls and women of China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan : a sociological study of infanticide, forced prostitution, political imprisonment, "ghost brides," runaways, and thrownaways, 1900-2000s

Author: Hua-Lun Huang
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In the past century, tens of millions of women and girls have disappeared in China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. This sociological study explores the institutional factors contributing to the phenomenon of missing females, develops a typology for these populations, and lays a foundation for social scientists to examine lost populations in the future"--Provided by publisher
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Huang, Hua-Lun, 1962-
Missing girls and women of China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2012
(DLC) 2011052679
(OCoLC)771913452
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hua-Lun Huang
ISBN: 9780786488346 0786488344 1283455641 9781283455640
OCLC Number: 778448546
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 233 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents: Tables and figures --
Preface --
Introduction --
The study of missing females --
Conceptualization of missing females : a classification system --
Missing females at high risk of vanishing permanently --
Female political prisoners --
Slain baby girls --
Ghost brides --
Missing females with some chances to re-emerge --
Comfort women --
Trafficked women and girls --
Runaways/thrownaways --
Conclusion --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: Hua-Lun Huang.

Abstract:

"In the past century, tens of millions of women and girls have disappeared in China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. This sociological study explores the institutional factors contributing to the phenomenon of missing females, develops a typology for these populations, and lays a foundation for social scientists to examine lost populations in the future"--Provided by publisher

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