Single women in urban China and the Unmarried crisis gender resilience and gender transformation by Arianne M. Gaetano

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Published by Centre for East and South-East Asian Studies, Lund University in Lund .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Social conditions,
  • Single women,
  • Marriage,
  • Urban women

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 18-20).

Book details

StatementArianne Gaetano
SeriesWorking paper -- no 31, Working papers in contemporary Asian studies -- 31.
ContributionsLunds universitet. Centrum för öst- och sydöstasienstudier
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ800.4.C6 G34 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination21 pages ;
Number of Pages21
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25297697M
ISBN 109197808210
ISBN 109789197808217
LC Control Number2011409995
OCLC/WorldCa723160267

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Single Women in Urban China and the “Unmarried Crisis”: Gender Resilience and Gender Transformation / Arianne Gaetano / ISBN This working paper is published by the Centre for East and South-East Asian Studies, Lund University. Single women in urban China and the "Unmarried crisis": gender resilience and gender transformation.

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A s the count-down for China’s most important event of the year, the Spring Festival. Sheng nu (Chinese: 剩女; pinyin: shèngnǚ; common translation: "leftover women" or "leftover ladies") is a derogatory term popularized by the All-China Women's Federation that classifies women who remain unmarried in their late twenties and beyond.

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Sun 24 Feb EST First published on Author: Guardian Staff. Gunderson, ). Added to that, urban women have become more likely than before to face a motherhood penalty in the labour market. In employment rate and income, urban single women are even outpacing single men, whereas married women, with particular reference to mothers, are subject to a substantial gender gap in wages (Zhang and Hannum, ).

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Watch out folks, there’s a new breed of women in town. China’s notorious shengnv (剩女)—literally translated as “leftover women”—are the lucky ladies who’ve reached the age of 27, but have not yet married.

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Though many single women have recently begun to push back on the term, traditional attitudes among China’s older generation still prevail: Get married young or risk becoming unwanted goods.

Klaudia Lech, a photographer based in Oslo, was researching women’s rights in China, when she noticed articles popping up online about the plight of.For many women, the policy changed their family dynamics.

Parents of the female children "raised them as sons", says Roseann Lake, author of a book on China's unmarried women.

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