Über das Produkt
Based on recent multidisciplinary research and insights from political activism, Gender in Flux addresses gender as a main axis of social organization and cultural practice in China. Covering rural and urban centres, and different socio-economic groupings, the volume sheds light on changing manifestations and articulations of gender across different practices.
Über den Autor und weitere Mitwirkende
Julia Strauss is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, and gained an MA (1984) and PhD (1991) from the University of California, Berkeley. She is Editor of The China Quarterly, a Member of the Association for Asian Studies and the American Political Science Association, has undertaken extensive research in China and Taiwan, and has taught in the US and UK.
Harriet Evans is Professor of Chinese Cultural Studies and Director of the Contemporary China Centre at the School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Languages at the University of Westminster. She is the author of Women and Sexuality in China: Dominant Discourses of Female Sexuality and Gender Since 1949 (1997), and The Subject of Gender: Daughters and Mothers in Urban China (2008). She is currently working on an oral history of urban change in central Beijing and local practices of cultural heritage.