Gender, Sexuality and Empowerment: A Case Study of Women Leaders in Embroidery Groups after the Sichuan Earthquakes on May 12September 13, 2012Women's issues form a center focus of not only social work practices from a gender perspective but also the work of NGOs and International development Institutions.
An Empirical Research on Factors Affecting Individual Support of the Same Retirement Age among Female Civil ServantsSeptember 12, 2012This paper reviews the existing research in China that contains empirical analyses and concludes that: for women civil servants,education,income,equality ideals,self-efficacy of men and women have significant effects on individual support of the claim of same retirement age.
Gender Analysis of Reforms of Retirement AgeSeptember 12, 2012The author examines the "four schemes" of retirement age reform from a gender perspective and demonstrates that the "small step gradual scheme",the "scheme of promoting in separate steps",and the "soft approach to retirement scheme" have all neglected the existing misunderstanding of gender equality.This paper insists that primary goal of reforms of retirement age and its theory and legislative technicality lie in the elimination of gender inequality in a "dual track elastic retirement scheme".
Gender Analysis of Marital Status AgreementsSeptember 12, 2012Marital status agreements have emerged increasingly in varying forms while China's civil legislation has not made explicit provisions on the efficacy of these agreements and judicial practices have shown the provision of diverse definitions.
Rethinking of Crime in Whoring with An Underage Girl: From a Perspective of Applying International CovenantsAugust 23, 2012Crime of whoring with an underage girl,which caused debates among scholars during its establishment in penal code,has recently led to debates among people from all walks of life because of some well-publicized cases.
Analysis of Authors Contributing to the Collection of Women's Studies in the Recent 10 Years:Based on a Biblio-metrics AnalysisAugust 23, 2012Using the biblio-metrics method,this paper analyzes the authors who contributed to the issues of the Collection of Women's Studies from 2001 to 2010.
Review of Chinese Scholars' Research on History of Female Body in Song DynastyAugust 22, 2012Research on the history of female body in Song dynasty is important for both enhancing studies of the Chinese Ancient History and of "body".
Advancement or Compromise:Gender Structures in the Professionalization of Nursing in the WestAugust 22, 2012Feminization of nursing profession is more than a reflection of women's natural instinct as it is actually a consequence of negotiation between nursing pioneers and society and doctors about womanhood and on the professional characteristics and the position of nursing profession.
Constructing a Woman-Centered Discourse of Literary Criticism:A Study of Elaine Showalter's GynocriticsAugust 22, 2012Gynocritics,which was proposed by Elaine Showalter in the 1970s,is a key concept in Anglo-American feminist literary criticism,exerting important influence on the establishment of a woman-centered discourse of literary criticism.
Modern Implications of the Female Body Portrayed by the Publications during the Nationalist PeriodJuly 20, 2012The female body portrayed by the publications of the Republic of Nationalist China embodied the influence of modernity.This paper suggests that this portrayed body presented the following implications.
Disintegration and Reconstruction of the Role of Modern Chinese Women:Records from the Bei Yang Pictorials of ChinaJuly 20, 2012With the influence of western learning,advanced ideas and new trends widely spread in modern China.Chinese women began to break the Confucius' shackles of "the three obedience and four virtues," struggling to find themselves a new role in the modern society.
View the Increase of the Husband's Power after the Warring States Period from the Book of RitesJuly 19, 2012The Book of Rites was written between the Warring States Period and the Qin and the Han Dynasty.Although it was meant to explain ancient etiquette in the pre-Qin era,its views of women were very different from those expressed through rituals in the pre-Qin era partly due to changes in social structure and ideas.Such differences occurred,especially in the interpretation of the significance of weddings.
Development of Thought and Practice of Women's Employment Security of CPCJuly 19, 2012This paper mainly discusses the main political opinion,way,content and characteristics of women's employment security of CPC during the period of new democratic revolution,socialist construction as well as the reform and opening.
Gender Differences in Self-disposal Time in China's Urban and Rural AreasJuly 19, 2012This paper examines gender differences in self-disposal time in both urban and rural areas by using official empirical data from the 2000 National Survey on the Status of Women and the 2008 Time Use Survey by the National Bureau of Statistics.Key findings include that while women's self-disposal time has increased,gender differences in self-disposal time have expanded.
Sense of Gender Equality in Rural-to-urban Migrant Households:Based on a Study of Migrant Households in BeijingJuly 5, 2012The rural-to-urban migration of the entire family has become a major trend and an important characteristic of migration in urbanization in present China.This trend has been an influence on both the receiving and the sending regions.What is the impact of migration on these migrant families?