Once in Power: A Gender Analysis of the Female Presidents and Democratic Transition in Southeast AsiaMarch 12, 2013During the process of democratic transition in Southeast Asia, three women became the presidents of their countries.
Focusing on Quota, Transcending Numbers: Comparing Affirmative Policy in Women's Political Participation in China and IndiaMarch 11, 2013Quota has become one of the important indicators for women's political participation. This paper discusses leading similarities and differences in the backgrounds leading up to women's movements for enhancing political participation vis-a-vis quotas in China and India.
Portraits of Female Body in the Chinese Literature in 1950-1970March 11, 2013The women's liberation movement in Mainland China since 1949 had expanded the depth and width of women's participation in social production.
Rescue of Servant Girls in Beijing in the Early Nationalist Period: Centered on Government Relief 1912-1937March 11, 2013The Government of Beijing in the early Nationalist Period developed the following relief action: firstly, to adopt legislation and policy to set servant girls free and secondly, to rescue abused servant girls.
Gender and Class: Women’s Liberation Movement during the Soviet EraFebruary 5, 2013This article examines why young women of the working class had supported the Soviet regime in relation to their concerns with "land" and "marriage" and how class was embedded in gender and gender embedded in class.
Participatory Gender Budget: The Case of WenlingFebruary 5, 2013"Participatory Gender Budget" as a new approach of women' participation in decision-making has seen an example in Wenling, Zhejiang Province, where the operation of "participatory budgeting" has been extended to include an analytic framework to deliberate and oversee the local government's financial budget from a gender perspective.
Thoughts on the Right of Women Workers to Breastfeeding in ChinaFebruary 4, 2013Since the 1980s, the decline in infant breastfeeding rate in China has brought about great challenges to healthy development of the population. This paper describes the situation of protection of women workers' rights to breastfeeding based on review of existing literature.
Characteristics of Gender Role of Women EntrepreneursFebruary 4, 2013Although there are more men than women in business, but sex itself does not affect entrepreneurship. Real impact on entrepreneurship is the identification of gender roles.
Analysis on Sex Consciousness and Its Influential Factors about High-level Female Talents: Based on the Data of Investigation in Fujian ProvinceFebruary 4, 2013The paper describes the differences in sex consciousness among high-level female and men talents, utilizing the Fujian sample of high-level female talents' investigation in China.
Gender Justice in the Perspective of Contemporary Feminist Political PhilosophyJanuary 9, 2013John Rawls's theory of justice often gives people the impression of a universal doctrine. Feminism criticizes John Rawls's theory of justice at the level of its reasoning, its basic ideas and its scope of application.
Gender Analysis of Differences in Sex Ratio at Birth between Rural and Urban Areas in ChinaJanuary 9, 2013On the basis of reviewing existing studies, this paper discusses the overall existence of sex ratios at birth in rural and urban areas of China in the past thirty years. Data show that the gap in sex ratio at birth between rural and urban areas has been widening since the mid-1980s.
Access to Abortion among Unmarried Women Aged 15-24January 8, 2013Using data from a survey on youth access to reproductive health in China and findings from interviews with health workers in Gynecology and Obstetrics Departments of public hospitals in Guangdong.
Women's University of China: A Significant Undertaking in Training Women Cadres during the Anti-Japanese WarJanuary 8, 2013As Mao Zedong proposed, the first school specialized in training women cadres under the leadership of the Chinese Communist Party, the Women's University of China, was established to meet the demands of the Anti-Japanese War and women's movement.
"Flower Vase": Image and Discourse of Female Clerks in China in the 1930sJanuary 8, 2013While a large number of women who had received modern education entered in various fields of vocations in the 1930s, "flower vase" as a form of female clerks' representation emerged. This phenomenon contains not only an element of conservatism from the view of Modernization Theory but also an element of the "gender-based oppression" from a gender perspective.
On Zhang Xuecheng's View of Women and Its Intrinsic ContradictionDecember 13, 2012Zhang Xuecheng's view on women is rich and complex and full of contradictions. Zhang's view of women is mainly represented by his idea of Women's Studies and biographies of women.