Introduction: Theorizing Femininities and Masculinities

  title={Introduction: Theorizing Femininities and Masculinities},
  author={Susan Brownell and J. Wasserstrom},
The last two centuries have witnessed tremendous upheavals and transformations in every aspect of Chinese culture and society, from national politics to everyday life. At the level of everyday life, some of the most obvious and remarkable of these transformations have affected, or occurred in, the realm of gender. What are the links between broad political and economic trends and trends in notions about gender? Have elite and popular visions of the differences between the sexes tended to… Expand