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Husunzi, Rural China, Women »

| 27 Feb 2010 | 0
AsianSnapshots on the Gaos of Anlong organic farming co-op, Sichuan

Yet another report on this alternative development project in Sichuan, this focusing on Gao Qingrong, one of 1,000 “grassroots women” chosen from around the world as potential nominees for the Nobel Peace prize in 2008. This is from a new group blog posting interviews with people from a variety of backgrounds in Asian countries, aiming to complicate the picture presented in mainstream Western media.

Contemporary China, Husunzi, Women »

| 13 Nov 2009 | 2
Salleh on “food sovereignty” & “ecological civilization” in China

Excerpts from a report by ecofeminist Ariel Salleh on last year’s International Conference on Environmental Politics at Shandong University, and comments on the People’s Forum for Food Sovereignty, which opens in Rome today with no Chinese participants, but two Chinese observers.

Contemporary China, Husunzi, Women »

| 5 Aug 2009 | 1
wikipedia articles on Deng Yujiao

There are now pretty good Wikipedia articles on “the Deng Yujiao incident” in English, Chinese & Cantonese:

Contemporary China, Women, Workers »

Gongchao | 12 Jan 2009 | 0

English translation from “Unrest in China” issue of the German newsletter wildcat (no. 80, winter 2007/8). Good overview of the situation of migrant workers & their struggles over the past few years.

Husunzi, Women, Workers »

Hairong Yan | 23 Dec 2008 | 0
New Masters, New Servants: Migration, Development, and Women Workers in China

On March 9, 1996, tens of thousands of readers of a daily newspaper in China’s Anhui province saw a photograph of two young women at a local long-distance bus station. Dressed in fashionable new winter coats and carrying luggage printed with Latin letters, the women were returning home from their jobs in one of China’s large cities. As the photo caption indicated, the image represented the “transformation of migrant women”; the women’s “transformation” was signaled by their status as consumers. New Masters, New Servants is an ethnography of class dynamics …