Women of China

Economic and Social Transformation

  • Jackie West
  • Zhao Minghua
  • Chang Xiangqun
  • Cheng Yuan

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. State and Economy in the Making of Women’s Lives: An Introduction

  3. Political and Economic Transitions

  4. Gender, Migration and Labour Markets

  5. Family and Household Relations

  6. Organising for Change

  7. Back Matter
    Pages 225-238

About this book

Introduction

This wide-ranging and interdisciplinary collection brings together scholars from China and the West to examine the many dimensions of debate around gender issues in contemporary China. The experiences of women in education, employment, marriage and the family, in rural and urban areas are analysed and assessed.

Keywords

family policy gender labor market marriage women

Editors and affiliations

  • Jackie West
    • 1
  • Zhao Minghua
    • 2
  • Chang Xiangqun
    • 3
  • Cheng Yuan
    • 4
  1. 1.University of BristolUK
  2. 2.Seafarers International Research CentreUniversity of Wales CardiffUK
  3. 3.The China Research UnitCity UniversityLondonUK
  4. 4.Policy Studies InstituteLondonUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9780333983843
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1999
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Social & Cultural Studies Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-40984-6
  • Online ISBN 978-0-333-98384-3
  • About this book