11.24Lecture

11.24Lecture - Song Family Village/Zhang Family Village...

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Song Family Village/Zhang Family Village (“Long Bow Village”) Patrilineal Patrilocal Patriarchal o “Filial Piety” = Parental authority of seniors over juniors Refers to herself as being sold for 200 silver dollars o Used as a way to recruit young women to become factory laborers Male domain outside/female inside Prestige marriage vs. low status marriage  o Status is lost when woman is “sold” Film o Small Happiness Early 1980s Very few women have graduated from high school How well did you know your fiancé before you were engaged? Didn’t have much interaction. It would look bad if you were  hanging out beforehand Can break off the engagement but that looks very bad Matchmakers can set up people Didn’t even talk to the bride to be, only the parents o
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This note was uploaded on 12/01/2008 for the course ANTH 263 taught by Professor Boehm during the Fall '08 term at USC.

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