The University of Southampton
University of Southampton Institutional Repository

Women migrants in China: bargaining against patriarchy

Zhang, Nana (2014) Women migrants in China: bargaining against patriarchy, Abingdon, GB, Routledge, 240pp. (ASAA Women in Asia Series).

Record type: Book

Abstract



This book looks at the urban migration of rural women in contemporary China. Based on substantial ethnographic research with rural migrant women and returnees in both sending villages and receiving cities, the book explores the dynamics and vicissitudes of rural women’s work and domesticity, their negotiation of gender relations and identities, their bargains with patriarchy and their transformations in the gendered migration process. It goes on to look at how patriarchy and global capital work hand in hand in exploiting women at work and domestic space, and how women’s bargaining and resistances against such exploitations.

Full text not available from this repository.

More information

Accepted/In Press date: 30 November 2014
Organisations: Social Sciences

Identifiers

Local EPrints ID: 363564
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/363564
ISBN: 978-0-415-83595-4
PURE UUID: 8e0ef2b1-a94c-4b4a-aced-de4fb8f90f9c

Catalogue record

Date deposited: 26 Mar 2014 14:53
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 02:39

Export record

Contributors

Author: Nana Zhang

University divisions

Download statistics

Downloads from ePrints over the past year. Other digital versions may also be available to download e.g. from the publisher's website.

View more statistics

Atom RSS 1.0 RSS 2.0

Contact ePrints Soton: eprints@soton.ac.uk

ePrints Soton supports OAI 2.0 with a base URL of http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/cgi/oai2

This repository has been built using EPrints software, developed at the University of Southampton, but available to everyone to use.

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue without changing your settings, we will assume that you are happy to receive cookies on the University of Southampton website.

×