The Dilemma Faced by Chinese Feminists

  title={The Dilemma Faced by Chinese Feminists},
  author={X. Jiang},
  pages={140 - 160}
  • X. Jiang
  • Published 2000
  • Sociology
  • Hypatia
  • In this essay I argue that in any country, the realization of sexual equality requires a certain level of economic development. I support this general theme by examining a particular case--a dilemma faced by Chinese feminists today. I intend to show that in a developing country such as China, where heavy physical labor is still in great demand in daily life and productive activity, full sexual equality cannot be a reality. 


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