Women and gender in contemporary Chinese societies : beyond Han patriarchy / edited by Shanshan Du and Ya-chen Chen
- Preface / Rubie S. Watson -- Introduction : toward multiethnic approaches to women and gender in Chinese societies / Shanshan Du -- The cultural logic that identifies "two" as "one" : male-female dyad and gender equality among the Lahu of southwest China / Shanshan Du -- Negotiating local tradition with Taoism : female ritual specialists in the Zhuang religion / James Wilkerson -- Divine compromises : the mother of grain and Gautama Buddha in De'ang religion / Shanshan Du -- "The wife is the boss" : sex-ratio imbalance and young women's empowerment in rural northeast China / Lihong Shi -- The Han family : the realignment of parenting ideals, sentiments, and practices / William Jankowiak -- You may bump butts with the bride : negotiating the commodified "other" in Dai ethnic tourism / Monica Cable -- As mothers and wives : women in patrilineal Nuosu society / Shao-hua Liu -- The nude parade of 1927 : nudity and women's liberation in China / Chia-lin Pao Tao -- Resistance through transformation? The meanings of gender reversals in a Taiwanese Buddhist monastery / Hillary Crane -- "Chinese cinematic martial arts feminism" and its incompletion : from A touch of zen, Crouching tiger hidden dragon, and The banquet / Ya-chen Chen -- Art as life, life as art : the fiction and feminist paradigm of Li Ang / Murray A. Rubinstein.
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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