Review of Transforming Chinese Patriarchy: Chinese Families in the Twenty-first Century

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Abstract

Transforming Chinese Patriarchy, edited by Gonçalo D. Santos and Stevan Harrell, is athought-provoking collection of meditations upon changes in the gendered landscape ofcontemporary Chinese society. The book focuses on“gender systems”primarily as anelement of“family systems”, and it deals with“patriarchal configurations”as seen througha lens that is both gendered and inter-generational. It contains 12 strong chapters, whichtake different ethnographic vantage points across rural and urban China to explore the keyquestion: Is patriarchy over?
Original languageEnglish
JournalNora
Volume26
Issue number4
Pages (from-to)367-369
ISSN0803-8740
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018

Keywords

  • social work and social conditions

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