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Tiger girls : women and enterprises in the People's Republic of China, Minglu Chen

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Tiger girls : women and enterprises in the People's Republic of China
Title
Tiger girls
Title remainder
women and enterprises in the People's Republic of China
Statement of responsibility
Minglu Chen
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The last three decades of the People's Republic of China has been characterized by decentralization, marketization and privatization. What might be expected from a developing country like China with a significant number of women in the labour force? Do the traditional values of male superiority still stay the same in the background of China's great social change? The notion of 'tiger girls' seems to reflect one of the alternative paths that is now becoming available to the modern Chinese woman. The social development and changes in recent China have provided women with access to education, employment, and independent income. Consequently, they are casting off obedient and subordinate roles and gaining more and more individual power and strength outside the home. Using empirical research findings from three localities in China, Tiger Girls examines the deeper realities of women entrepreneurs in China, and by extension the role of leading women in the workforce"--
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Chen, Minglu
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HD6200
LC item number
.C44 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Routledge studies on China in transition
Series volume
39
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  • Businesswomen
  • Women
  • Social change
  • Businesswomen
  • Social change
  • Women
  • China
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Tiger girls : women and enterprises in the People's Republic of China, Minglu Chen
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [238]-255) and index
Contents
Introduction : tiger girls and private enterprise -- Jiaocheng County, Shanxi Province. Industrial heartland and women entrepreneurs ; Women and economic leadership ; Political connections and the importance of family -- Giongshan District, Hainan Province. The paradoxes of paradise ; Hainan men and 'old father tea' ; The limited influence of the party-state -- Mianyang City, Sichuan Province. Industry and wealth ; The challenges of work and family ; Women in politics -- Conclusion : enterprise leadership, politics and the local
Control code
642845564
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
[xiv], 258 p.
Isbn
9780415600132
Lccn
2010051165
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)642845564
Label
Tiger girls : women and enterprises in the People's Republic of China, Minglu Chen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [238]-255) and index
Contents
Introduction : tiger girls and private enterprise -- Jiaocheng County, Shanxi Province. Industrial heartland and women entrepreneurs ; Women and economic leadership ; Political connections and the importance of family -- Giongshan District, Hainan Province. The paradoxes of paradise ; Hainan men and 'old father tea' ; The limited influence of the party-state -- Mianyang City, Sichuan Province. Industry and wealth ; The challenges of work and family ; Women in politics -- Conclusion : enterprise leadership, politics and the local
Control code
642845564
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
[xiv], 258 p.
Isbn
9780415600132
Lccn
2010051165
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)642845564

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