Rural Women in Urban China, 1st Edition

  • Tamara Jacka
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  • ISBN-10: 0765621606
  • ISBN-13: 9780765621603
  • Grade Level Range: 11th Grade - College Senior
  • 329 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2005 | Published/Released November 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2005

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Overview

Based on in-depth ethnographic research--and using an approach that seeks to understand how migration is experienced by the migrants themselves - a first-hand account 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.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
List of Figures and Maps.
Acknowledgments.
Introduction: From the “Margins” to the “Center”.
1: The Subject.
2: Between “Rural Idiocy” and “Urban Modernity”.
3: Assembling Working Sisters.
4: Place.
5: In and Out of Place.
6: The Place of Desire.
7: People.
8: Relationships.
9: Identifications.
10: Time.
11: Narrative, Time, and Agency.
List of Interlocutors Named in the Text.
Maps.
Notes.
Glossary.
Bibliography.
Index.
Other Backmatter.