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Women and Gender in Contemporary Chinese Societies Beyond Han Patriarchy

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ISBN-10: 0739182978

ISBN-13: 9780739182970

Edition: 2013

Authors: Monica Cable, Ya-Chen Chen, Hillary K. Crane, Shanshan Du, William Jankowiak

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Book details

List price: $34.99
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication date: 3/4/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 252
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Preface
Introduction: Toward Multiethnic Approaches to Women and Gender in Chinese Societies
Competing Traditions
The Cultural Logic that Identifies "Two" as "One": Male-Female Dyad and Gender Equality among the Lahu of Southwest China
Negotiating Local Tradition with Taoism: Female Ritual Specialists in the Zhuang Religion
Divine Compromises: The Mother of Grain and Gautama Buddha in De'ang Religion
Current Transformations
"The Wife Is the Boss": Sex-Ratio Imbalance and Young Women's Empowerment in Rural Northeast China
The Han Family: The Realignment of Parenting Ideals, Sentiments, and Practices
You May Bump Butts with the Bride: Negotiating the Commodified "Other" in Dai Ethnic Tourism
As Mothers and Wives: Women in Patrilineal Nuosu Societ
Resistance from Within
The Nude Parade of 1927: Nudity and Women's Liberation in China
Resistance through Transformation? The Meanings of Gender Reversals in a Taiwanese Buddhist Monastery
"Chinese Cinematic Martial Arts Feminism" and Its Incompletion: From A Touch of Zen, Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon, and The Banquet
Art as Life/Life as Art: The Fiction and Feminist Paradigm of Li Ang
Index
About the Contributors