GenderInequalityinChina

GenderInequalityinChina - GENDER INEQUALITY IN CHINA AND...

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GENDER INEQUALITY IN CHINA AND CULTURAL RELATIVISM by Xiaorong Li Examination of Women’s Quality of Life Political Ideology Traditional Norms Women’s Perception
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Gender Inequality in China S O C I A L M a r r i a g e l a w I I N D I V I D U A L E d u c a t i o n P O L I T I C A L N o n - e x c l u s i v e t o m a n A S P E C T S WHAT IS WOMEN’S WELL BEING? HOW IS WOMEN’S WELL BEING MEASURED?
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What is Women’s well being? How is well being measured? Is it a question of authority? Understanding of Human Values. Understanding of Women’s Status. Comprehension of Women’s roles in society. Is it a relative question? Answered by local traditions. No use of universal notions.
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Who should define and create the standards for women’s values and standards in China? Local Government- Communist Party Traditional Philosophies -Religions- Confucianism and Taoism WOMEN’S PERCEPTION- Chinese Women
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The False Political Machinery Gender Equality has been used as instrument for political solidarity. Gender equality has been reduced/ interpret as labor equality. Women are not in high skilled or in high pay positions. “What men can do women can do also”. The traditional Social Roles are reinforced. The value of a women is only an “instrumental value”.
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