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Rural women in urban China

gender, migration, and social change

by Tamara Jacka

  • 143 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by M.E. Sharpe, Inc. in Armonk, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China,
  • China.
    • Subjects:
    • Rural women -- China -- Social conditions.,
    • Rural women -- China -- Economic conditions.,
    • Rural-urban migration -- China.,
    • Migrant labor -- China.,
    • Migration, Internal -- China.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementauthored by Tamara Jacka.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1767 .R327 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3404882M
      ISBN 100765608200
      LC Control Number2005020340

      Among women aged 25 and older, percent of rural women had a college degree or higher, compared to percent of urban women. About 18 percent of rural women had household incomes below the poverty level, compared with 15 percent of urban women (data not shown in graph images or in data tables on this site).   The data shows that 33% of the rural women became mothers between the age of 63% of the females got motherhood between the age of Only 4% of the women got it between years of age. Nobody enjoyed motherhood for the first time after 40 years of age.

      1 Place matters in China. The income gap between rural and urban residents is widening. Average urban incomes are more than four times higher than average rural incomes, when considering all the subsidies that urban residents receive for housing, medicine and education, and adjusted for the higher tax burden of rural article examines one such subsidy that has contributed to the Cited by:   At 26, Shanshan has come a long way from rural Sichuan, one of China’s poorer southern provinces, famous for the ‘spiciness’ of its food and its women. Today her lover, Mr Wu, keeps her in a Beijing apartment that ‘cost million yuan ($,)’, and visits whenever he can find the time away from his wife.

      The book also has strength in that it gives the reader a sense of the multifaceted nature of China’s urban transition. Social and Cultural Geography John Friedmann displays an amazing ability in synthesizing and integrating pertinent aspects of the most exciting and rapid urbanization processes of an ancient civilization.   Rural women enduring domestic abuse are half as likely as urban victims to report their suffering and are being failed by authorities with perpetrators shielded by countryside culture, a Author: Vikram Dodd.


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Rural Women in Urban China: Gender, Migration, and Social Change (East Gate Books) - Kindle edition by Jacka, Tamara. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Rural Women in Urban China: Gender, Migration, and Social Change (East Gate Books).Manufacturer: Routledge.

Based on in-depth ethnographic research - and using an approach that seeks to understand how migration is experienced by the migrants themselves - this is a fascinating study of the experiences of women in rural China who joined the vast migration to Beijing and Cited by: 2.

Rural Women in Urban China book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Based on in-depth ethnographic research - and using an approach /5(7). Introduction: From the “Margins” to the “Center” This is Rural women in urban China book book about women who, at the end of the twentieth and the beginning of the twenty-first centuries, left their homes in rural China to seek work in urban centers, joining what has been characterized as the biggest peacetime wave of internal migration the world has ever by: 1.

Book Description Based on in-depth ethnographic research - and using an approach that seeks to understand how migration is experienced by the migrants themselves - this is a fascinating study of the experiences of women in rural China who joined the vast migration to Beijing and other cities at the end of the twentieth century.

Based on in-depth ethnographic research--and using an approach that seeks to understand how migration is experienced by the migrants themselves--this is a fascinating study of the experiences of women in rural China who joined the vast migration to Beijing and other cities at the end of the twentieth century.

It focuses on the experiences of rural-urban migrants, the particular ways in which. Rural Women in Urban China: Gender, Migration, and Social Change. DOI link for Rural Women in Urban China: Gender, Migration, and Social Change.

Rural Women in Urban China: Gender, Migration, and Social Change bookAuthor: Tamara Jacka. Similar Items. Rural women in urban China gender, migration, and social change / by: Jacka, Tamara, Published: () Women's work in rural China: change and continuity in an era of reform / by: Jacka, Tamara, Published: () Migration and social protection in China Published: ().

Rural Women in Urban China 作者: Tamara Jacka 出版社: M.E. Sharpe 副标题: Gender, Migration, and Social Change 出版年: 页数: 定价: USD 装帧: Paperback ISBN: /10(10). Rural Women in Urban China 作者: Tamara Jacka 出版社: M E Sharpe Inc 副标题: Gender, Migration, And Social Change 出版年: 页数: 定价: GBP 装帧: Author: Tamara Jacka.

On the Move: Women and Rural-to-urban Migration in Contemporary China Arianne M. Gaetano, Tamara Jacka Columbia University Press, - Social Science - pages. Based on ethnographic research, this book presents a study of the experiences of women in rural China who joined the vast migration to Beijing and other cities at the end of the 20th century.

Download Citation | On Jun 1,Naihua Zhang and others published Book Review: On the Move: Women in Rural-to-Urban Migration in Contemporary China | Find, read and cite all the research you Author: Naihua Zhang.

chance to speak, they were typically urban women or rural celebrities (stakhanovites in the Soviet context and activists and labor models in China), and not your average peasant.

Much of my own professional quest has been to challenge this mainstream, i.e. male, official, and urban narrative of. Sichuan, a predominately rural province in southwest China, had the country's highest divorce rate in withseparations.

Unlike urban zones, however, divorces in rural China are not blamed on money, but rather families splitting up due to migrant workers relocating and finding jobs in different cities.

Women migrated from rural to urban areas to escape from domestic violence; discrimination against them often ended up with them in slums and informal settlements with no minimum basic strategies.

constrain rural women in their roles. The main objective of this study was to make an analysis of the problems faced by rural women in Buhera South district of Manicaland Province in study employed the descriptive survey design and used both quantitative and qualitative methods in the collection of data.

Data wasFile Size: KB. Inabout million people lived in urban regions in China and million in rural. That year, the country reached a total population of approximately billion people. On the Move book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Start by marking “On the Move: Women and Rural-To-Urban Migration in Contemporary China” as Want to Read: Women and Rural-To-Urban Migration in Contemporary China.

Write a 4/5(4). Introduction. Since the market oriented reforms ofChina has undergone rapid industrialization and urbanization. Accompanying these dramatic social and economic transformations is one of the world’s largest internal migrations, with an estimated million people from rural areas have migrated to China’s urban centres searching for waged employment byof whom, around 36% are Cited by:.

Focuses on the experiences of rural-urban migrants, the particular ways in which they talk about those experiences, and how those experiences affect their sense of identity.

Through first-hand accounts of actual migrant workers, the author provides insights into how rural women .The difference between rural and urban education grows bigger day by day. Many governments do not even manage to fill the gap. Thus, many problems of education that remain unsolved result in the unsustainable development of communities.

Education is the main driving force for successful careers. There can be no other exceptions or : Aghavni.Women and suicide in rural China Suicide in China accounts for about a quarter of all suicides worldwide.

In contrast to western populations, in China more women than men kill themselves. It is a gloomy picture, but there are signs that the situation may be improving. Cui Weiyuan reports.