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4 edition of Typical women of China. found in the catalog.

Typical women of China.

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Published by Kelly & Walsh, limited in Shanghai [etc.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China,
  • China.
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- China.,
    • China -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementTranslated from a popular native work on the virtues, words, deportment, and employment of the women of China, by the late Miss A. C. Safford. Edited by John Fryer.
      ContributionsSafford, Miss A. C., tr.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS725 .L5 1899
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 192 p.
      Number of Pages192
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6557354M
      LC Control Number13011117
      OCLC/WorldCa2285419

      In China, women are also often expected to marry men with higher social status than their own, usually someone with more money or education. As should be obvious but isn't necessarily, until someone like Xinran comes along and points it outChina is a vast, complicated and diverse country that has gone through huge changes in a very short time, and there's no way you can get a real idea of what life is like there from listening to the accounts of a handful of individuals. Senior high school students also have to choose between a social-science- and a natural-science-orientation. I hope one day I'll be able to visit.

      Emphasis on the family is a key aspect of Chinese culture, but these family values are often much different than Western ones. Marriage Traditions The arranged marriages common in the past have been replaced by love-based marriage for most modern Chinese people. At a young age women were taught to be obedient, to follow the lead of men. The ever growing demand for qualified personnel fueled the labor market in urban areas of China. Today, women who discover their husband has a "second wife" are less tolerant and now have the ability to ask for a divorce. The bride price custom has transformed into providing gifts for the bride or her family.

      Many women's stories involved rape, forced marriage, deception, and abuse at the hands of authority figures in society and the government. She talks about how being one of the only women in her area at work means that men look out for her. Other women fear for their financial situations. During the early years of the PRC, a strong political emphasis was placed on agriculture. Filial Piety A central concept in Chinese family values is the idea of "filial piety," or respecting parents and grandparents.


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