On the Move: Women and Rural-to-Urban Migration in Contemporary China

On the Move: Women and Rural-to-Urban Migration in Contemporary China

by Arianne M. Gaetano, Tamara Jacka
     
 

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.See more details below

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231127073
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
03/03/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction: Focusing on Migrant Women, by Tamara Jacka and Arianne M. GaetanoPart 1. Negotiating Identities 1. Filial Daughters, Modern Women: Migrant Domestic Workers in Post-Mao Beijing, by Arianne M. Gaetano2. From Peasant Women to Bar Hostesses: Gender and Modernity in Post-Mao Dalian, by Tiantian Zheng3. Indoctrination, Fetishization, and Compassion: Media Constructions of the Migrant Woman, by Wanning SunPart 2. Seeking a Future 4. Dilemmas of the Heart: Rural Working Women and Their Hopes for the Future, by Louise Beynon5. Living as Double Outsiders: Migrant Women's Experiences of Marriage in a County-Level City, by Lin Tan and Susan E. ShortPart 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, by C. Cindy Fan7. The Migration Experiences of Young Women from Four Counties in Sichuan and Anhui, by Binbin Lou, Zhenzhen Zheng, Rachel Connelly, Kenneth D. Roberts8. The Impact of Labor Migration on the Well-Being and Agency of Rural Chinese Women: Cultural and Economic Contexts and the Life Course, by Rachel MurphyPart 4. Writing Lives 9. Migrant Women's Stories, by Tamara Jacka10. My Life as a Migrant Worker, by Translations by Tamara Jacka and Song XianlinLet Bygones Be Bygones / Cui JingyuThe Law Is by My Side / Huang ZhihuaBurdened Youth / Mian XiaohongI Am a Cloud / Pang HuiLooking Back, I Am Proud / Wang XiangfenLeaving Huaihua Valley: A Sichuan Girl's Own Account of Being a Migrant WorkerWorking for Myself / Li JianyingGlossary of Chinese TermsReferencesList of ContributorsIndex

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