Gender, Dating and Violence in Urban China

1st Edition

Wang Xiying

Published July 11, 2017
Reference - 224 Pages
ISBN 9780415810333 - CAT# Y145277
Series: Routledge Culture, Society, Business in East Asia Series

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This book explores young people’s experiences of, and views on, dating, gender, sexuality, sexual hegemony and violence within dating relationships. Based on interviews and focus groups conducted in Beijing over a decade, and focusing especially on dating violence, the book reveals provides insights into a wide range of issues of gender and sexuality in contemporary China. It shows how young Chinese people’s attitudes and behaviors are changing as urban China develops rapidly, and how their experience of dating violence and meaning-making are affected by age, gender, location and class.

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