Young Women in China

Young Women in China

by Margaret Rau

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Overview

Young Women in China explores the social, economic, and political influences on the lifestyle of today's young Chinese women. The accounts in Margaret Rau's book come from her intimate conversations with young women.

Young Women in China was selected by the New York City Library as an outstanding non-fiction book.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780894901706
Publisher: Enslow Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 08/01/1989
Pages: 160
Age Range: 11 Years

Table of Contents

Preface4
1The Women's Story9
2The Peasants' Story18
Marriage in the Countryside24
3Wang Chingfeng, Peasant Girl25
Marriage in the City38
4The Week Before39
5The Wedding49
Education in China62
6The First Year64
7The Second Year76
Shenzhen: Special Economic Zone83
8A Brand-New City85
Smaller Cities95
9The Girls of the Third Floor96
10The World of the Hotel106
11The World Outside116
12Changes124
The Minority Peoples: The Nashi134
13Why Dream Higher?136
14The Awakening147
Epilogue158
Index159

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