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Approaches to Women and Development in Rural China

In this paper I analyze the language and concepts framing approaches taken by the Chinese women’s movement to women and rural development. Until the late 1990s the language adopted by Chinese women’s organizations concerned with rural development was quite different from that of development agencies elsewhere, but since that time it has become increasingly similar. […]

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Rural Women, Displacement and the Three Gorges Project

Based on empirical research, this article examines the status, situations and development issues of rural women displaced by the monumental Three Gorges Project (TGP) in China. The study reveals that TGP resettlement is leaving women worse off as family members, as well as worse off than male members. Woman resettlers are more likely to become […]

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