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Prostitution in contemporary China

Li, Tian.

Prostitution in contemporary China

by Li, Tian.

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Published by National Library of Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Thesis (M.A.) -- University of Toronto, 1996.

SeriesCanadian theses = -- Thèses canadiennes
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination2 microfiches : negative. --
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16940677M
ISBN 100612190439

This chapter examines the diversity of prostitution in contemporary Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It first provides an overview of the commercial sexual market in Rua Buenos Aires and why women in the city work as prostitutes. It then considers state intervention in prostitution in Rio and goes on to highlight the importance of situating sex work in the macroeconomic context of feminized labor. In India and Japan prostitution is fairly widespread in rural areas as well. In recent years most of these countries have made efforts to control prostitution by enacting legislative measures. Prostitution has been legally abolished in the People's Republic of China since ; however, it has had a resurgence in the special economic zones.

  Prostitution Scandals in China presents an examination of media coverage of prostitution-related scandals in contemporary China. It demonstrates that the subject of prostitution is not only widely debated, but also that these public discussions have ramifications for some of the key social, legal and political issues affecting citizens of the : Taylor And Francis. The oldest occupation in the world is illegal, but as in many countries, prostitution in China is flourishing. After taking power in , the Communist Party of China worked to eliminate prostitution from mainland the changes in policies brought around in the s, prostitution is now very visible and exists in cities, villages, and rural areas of China.

Adolescents engage in prostitution across the cultural record, and yet their decisions and actions negate what is widely seen as appropriate or desirable behavior for children who in contemporary Western society are viewed as vulnerable, innocent, and dependent “becomings”(Lee , 5). The most widespread in contemporary China is the "bao ernai" phenomenon, or the taking of a second wife, which involves mainly businessmen and politicians, strictly related to the increase of.


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Ethnographies of Prostitution in Contemporary China book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Based on three years of extensive fiel /5. This is also the reason why this book in this list; it is the first book-length exploration of celebrities in contemporary China.

In a collection of academic studies, this book goes explores a wide range of ‘celebrities’ in China, such as literary celebrities or online celebrities (who remembers Furong Jiejie, the first social media. Some people think that in China, sex workers are mostly trafficked and forced into prostitution by pimps.

But in fact, most women work of their own free will. One theme of the book seems to be the strong sense of class status that separates urbanites and rural migrants. Prostitution Scandals in Chinapresents an examination of media coverage of prostitution-related scandals in contemporary China.

It demonstrates that the subject of prostitution is not only widely debated, but also that these public discussions have ramifications for some of the key social, legal and political issues affecting citizens of the s: 1. : Ethnographies of Prostitution in Contemporary China: Gender Relations, HIV/AIDS, and Nationalism (): Zheng, T.: BooksCited by: The resurgence of prostitution in mainland China has coincided with the introduction of Deng Xiaoping's liberalisation of Chinese economic policy in According to the incomplete statistics composed on the basis of nationwide crackdowns, the rate of prostitution in China has been rising every year since Between and, people were.

Synopsis Prostitution Scandals in China presents an examination of media coverage of prostitution-related scandals in contemporary China. It demonstrates that the subject of prostitution is not only widely debated, but also that these public discussions have ramifications for some of the key social, legal and political issues affecting citizens of the : Elaine Jeffreys.

This ethnographic study of prostitution in the metropolitan city of Dalian, China, explores the lives of rural migrant women working as karaoke bar hostesses, delving into the interplay of gender politics, nationalism, and power relationships that inhere in practices of birth control, disease.

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Prostitution Scandals in China presents an examination of media coverage of prostitution-related scandals in contemporary China.

Related: Images of police raids on Chinese brothels, Pictures of raids on Chinese prostitution, The history of prostitution in Modern China. It demonstrates that the subject of prostitution is not only widely debated, but also that these Author: China-Underground.

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This ethnographic study of prostitution in the metropolitan city of Dalian, China, explores the lives of rural migrant women working as karaoke bar hostesses, delving into the interplay of gender politics, nationalism, and power relationships that inhere in practices of birth control, disease control, and control of women's bodies.

Book reviewed: Elizabeth J. Remick, Regulating Prostitution in China: Gender and Local Statebuilding – Stanford, California: Stanford University Press, pp.

ISBN (hardcover). Prostitution studies has become an increasingly noteworthy field in various disciplines such as history, sociology, and anthropology. Ethnographies of Prostitution in Contemporary China: Gender Relations, HIV/AIDS, and York: Palgrave Macmillan Press.

(Winner of the Research Publication Book Award from the Association of Chinese Professors of Social Sciences in the United States). Prostitution Scandals in China presents an examination of media coverage of prostitution-related scandals in contemporary China. It demonstrates that Author: Elaine Jeffreys.

Ethnographies of prostitution in contemporary China: gender relations, HIV/AIDS, and nationalism. Prostitution Scandals in Chinapresents an examination of media coverage of prostitution-related scandals in contemporary China.

It demonstrates that the subject of prostitution is not only widely debated, but also that these public discussions have ramifications for some of the key social, legal and political issues affecting citizens of the PRC.

Get this from a library. Ethnographies of prostitution in contemporary China: gender relations, HIV/AIDS, and nationalism. [Tiantian Zheng] -- Based on three years of extensive fieldwork, this ethnographic study of prostitution in the metropolitan city of Dalian, China, explores the lives of rural migrant women working as karaoke bar.

Lijia Zhang is a writer, social commentator and public speaker from China, with articles appearing in The Guardian and The New York Times, amongst critically acclaimed memoir Socialism is Great!A Worker’s Memoir of The New China, is about her life as a former rocket factory worker; and her debut novel Lotus, about prostitution in contemporary.

Prostitution Scandals in China presents an examination of media coverage of prostitution-related scandals in contemporary China. It demonstrates that the subject of prostitution is not only widely debated, but also that these public discussions have ramifications for some of the key social, legal and political issues affecting citizens of the by: 5.

Prostitution Scandals in China presents an examination of media coverage of prostitution-related scandals in contemporary China. It demonstrates that the subject of prostitution is not only widely debated, but also that these public discussions have ramifications for some of the key social, legal and political issues affecting citizens of the PRC.Sex trade in China resurfaced with the economic reforms of Deng Xiaoping inand has since evolved to an industry of gigantic scale.

This paper analyzes the prostitution in China in a social, economic, political, and historical context, with a special emphasis on Shanghai. The problem posed is how to strike a balance between the positive and negative effects of prostitution.The resurgence of prostitution in mainland China has coincided with the introduction of Deng Xiaoping's liberalisation of Chinese economic policy in According to the incomplete statistics composed on the basis of nationwide crackdowns, the rate of prostitution in China has been rising every year since [12] Between and, people were .