Being a Woman in China Today: A demography of gender
The aim of this article is on the one hand, to draw up a socio-demographic inventory of the situation of Chinese women in the prevailing early twenty-first century context of demographic, economic, and social transition, and on the other hand, to draw attention to the paradoxical effects of these transitions whilst taking into account the diversity of the realities women are experiencing. In conclusion, it raises the possibility of changes in gender relationships in China, where there are, and will continue to be, fewer women than men, particularly in adulthood.
Index by keyword :gender, China, demography, status of women, education, employment, demographic masculinity, discrimination against women.
Isabelle Attané, « Being a Woman in China Today: A demography of gender », China Perspectives [Online], 2012/4 | 2012, Online since 01 December 2012, connection on 20 December 2013. URL : http://chinaperspectives.revues.org/6013Top of page
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