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Author Gaetano, Arianne
Title On the Move : Women and Rural-to-Urban Migration in Contemporary China
Imprint New York : Columbia University Press, 2004
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: Focusing on Migrant Women -- Part 1 NEGOTIATING IDENTITIES -- 1. Filial Daughters, Modern Women: Migrant Domestic Workers in Post-Mao Beijing -- 2. From Peasant Women to Bar Hostesses: Gender and Modernity in Post-Mao Dalian -- 3. Indoctrination, Fetishization, and Compassion: Media Constructions of Migrant Woman -- Part 2 SEEKING A FUTURE -- 4. Dilemmas of the Heart: Rural Working Women and Their Hopes for the Future -- 5. Living as Double Outsiders: Migrant Women's Experiences of Marriage in a County-Level City -- Part 3 CHANGING VILLAGE LIFE -- 6. Out to the City and Back to the Village: The Experiences and Contributions of Rural Women Migrating from Sichuan and Anhui -- 7. The Migration Experiences of Young Women from Four Counties in Sichuan and Anhui -- 8. The Impact of Labor Migration on the Well-Being and Agency of Rural Chinese Women: Cultural and Economic Contexts and the Life Course -- Part 4 WRITING LIVES -- 9. Migrant Women's Stories -- 10. My Life as a Migrant Worker -- Glossary of Chinese Terms -- References -- Contributors -- Index
This book explores the impact of migration on the identities, values, worldviews, and social positions of migrant women in contemporary China based on original fieldwork as well as in-depth research in multiple regions of China. Contributor: Arianne M. Gaetano; Binbin Lou, Zhenzhen Zheng, Rachel Connelly, Kenneth D. Roberts; C. Cindy Fan; Lin Tan and Susan E. Short; Louise Beynon; Rachel Murphy; Tamara Jacka; Tamara Jacka and Arianne M. Gaetano; Tiantian Zheng; Translations Tamara Jacka and Song Xianlin; Wanning Sun
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Gaetano, Arianne On the Move : Women and Rural-to-Urban Migration in Contemporary China New York : Columbia University Press,c2004 9780231127073
Subject Rural women -- China -- Social conditions.;Migration, Internal -- China.;China -- Social conditions -- 1976-2000
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Alt Author Jacka, Tamara
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