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Being Employed as a ‘Nyusheng’: Gendered and Heteronormative Management in the Workplace

  • Ting-Fang Chin
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Part of the Gender, Sexualities and Culture in Asia book series (GSCA)

Abstract

In Chap.  3 I present and analyse my participants’ accounts to draw attention to the practices of organisational management in Taiwan. With the help of feminist theories on gender and heterosexuality, I argue that organisational management is gendered and heteronormative as it categorises female employees as naturally marriage- and family-oriented. Women are expected to work in certain industries and are confined to these, holding certain positions and doing certain jobs because of their gender. These practices therefore result in gender segregation in employment.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ting-Fang Chin
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  1. 1.University of YorkYorkUK

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