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China ISS 210: Family Ecology in a Global Perspective One Child Policy & Gender as Social Issues
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Questions Related to the Film How do you think that the Chinese feel about the adoption of their female children by foreigners? How did the scene in the orphanage make you feel? What do you think it would be like to suddenly be part of a different family? – Especially one that does not look like you? How does this movie highlight the concept of loosing face with the Chinese culture? How can an adopted child maintain contact and knowledge of their original culture?
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Historical Gender Imbalances 11/16/11 3 Chinese families are dominated by Men, and inheritance was passed from father to son Carrying on the Paternal line is the reason for male preference in Children Males are seen as powerful, and capable. Female children are burdens to be married off. Because of the stark gender imbalance there have been many gender-inspired atrocities throughout history
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Foot Binding 11/16/11
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This note was uploaded on 11/16/2011 for the course ISS 210 taught by Professor Zimmerman during the Fall '08 term at Michigan State University.

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