Professor Ebrey explores features of the Chinese family, gender, and kinship systems as practices and ideas intimately connected to history and therefore subject to change over time. Topics range from dowries, the sale of women into concubinary, the excesses of the imperial harem, and footbinding.
Related books and articles
Women in Republican China: A Sourcebook By Hua R. Lan; Vanessa L. Fong M. E. Sharpe, 1999
Women and Writing in Modern China By Wendy Larson Stanford University Press, 1998
Teachers of the Inner Chambers: Women and Culture in Seventeenth-Century China By Dorothy Ko Stanford University Press, 1994
"Chopsticks Only Work in Pairs": Gender Unity and Gender Equality among the Lahu of Southwest China [under Confucian Eyes: Writing on Gender in Chinese History] By Shanshan, Du Holyoak, Lorne Mann, Susan Cheng, Yu-Yin Anthropologica, Vol. 46, No. 1, 2004
Peer-reviewed publications on Questia are publications containing articles which were subject to evaluation for accuracy and substance by professional peers of the article's author(s).
Social Change and Continuity in a Village in Northern Anhui, China: A Response to Revolution and Reform By Min, Han Bossen, Laurel Anthropologica, Vol. 47, No. 2, 2005PEER-REVIEWED PERIODICALPeer-reviewed publications on Questia are publications containing articles which were subject to evaluation for accuracy and substance by professional peers of the article's author(s).
Risk Factors for Noncommunicable Chronic Diseases in Women in China: Surveillance efforts/Facteurs a Risque Pour Les Maladies Non Transmissibles Chroniques Chez Les Femmes En Chine: Efforts De surveillance/Los Factores De Riesgo De Las Enfermedades Cronicas No Transmisibles En Las Mujeres Chinas: Los Esfuerzos De Vigilancia By Li, Yichong Wang, Limin Jiang, Yong Zhang, Mei Wang, Linhong Bulletin of the World Health Organization, Vol. 91, No. 9, September 2013PEER-REVIEWED PERIODICALPeer-reviewed publications on Questia are publications containing articles which were subject to evaluation for accuracy and substance by professional peers of the article's author(s).
Women's Affairs: Palestinian NGOs Send Delegation to U.N. Women's Conference in China By Diab, Leila Washington Report on Middle East Affairs, Vol. XI, No. 3, September 1995
Scrutinizing the Inscrutable: China and India Are Not Mysterious, but One Cannot Assess Their Economic Prospects without Taking into Account History, Religion, Culture, and Politics By Finneran, Kevin Issues in Science and Technology, Vol. 23, No. 3, Spring 2007
UN Commission Proposes Action to Prohibit Violence against Women; China Offers to Host Fourth Women's Conference By UN Chronicle, Vol. 28, No. 2, June 1991
One-Child Family Plan Aids Women, China Says By Ap St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO), August 24, 1995
Denying a Visa to Dalai Lama Is Submitting to China, the Horrific Conditions of Afghan Prisons, Why Vote for Sweden's Feminist Party, Chile's Fight against Terrorists, Winning the Hearts of Islamic State By The Christian Science Monitor, September 27, 2014