Chinaas joining the World Trade Organization at the end of 2001 signifies a milestone in the countryas global integration after two decades of economic reforms that have fundamentally transformed the economic organization of China. This collection seeks to identify the gendered implications within China of the countryas transition from socialism to a market economy and its opening up to international trade and investment. The changes have created greater wealth for some, while at the same time, serious gender, class, ethnic, and regional disparities have also emerged. Drawing from historical, analytical, and policy-oriented work, the essays in this collection explore womenas well-being relative to menas in rural and urban China by looking at land rights, labor-market status and labor rights, household decision-making, health, the representation of women in advertising and beauty pageants. This book was previously published as a special issue of the journal, Feminist Economics, the official journal of the International Association for Feminist Economics (IAFFE). All contributions have been subjected to the journal's rigorous peer review process and comply with the journal's editorial policies, as overseen by the editor, Diana Strassmann, and the journal's editorial team, including the associate editors, the editorial board, numerous volunteer reviewers, and the journal's in-house editorial staff and freelance style editors. The special issue and book have been made possible by the generous financial support of Rice University and the Ford Foundation-Beijing.Essays from Feminist Economics GA¼nseli Berik, Xiao-yuan Dong, Gale Summerfield. Bangqing 1894/1930; Gail Hershatter 1999), Western-style beauty pageants gradually came into vogue. By 1946, the Miss Shanghai competition was aanbsp;...
|Title||:||Gender, China and the World Trade Organization|
|Author||:||Günseli Berik, Xiao-yuan Dong, Gale Summerfield|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2013-09-13|