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Introduction: Migration, Family, and Masculinity in Postsocialist China

Susanne Y. P. Choi and Yinni Peng

in Masculine Compromise: "Migration, Family, and Gender in China"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520288270
eISBN:
9780520963252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288270.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Previous studies of migration, family, and gender in China are lacking in a number of ways—they have prioritized outcome over process and structural principles over emotionality, and they have ... More


Market Reforms, Global Linkages, and (Dis) continuity in Post-Socialist China

Cara Wallis

in Technomobility in China: Young Migrant Women and Mobile Phones

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795262
eISBN:
9780814784815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795262.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter outlines the specific socio-cultural context of contemporary China at the beginning of the 21st century. To set the stage for the rest of the text, the chapter discusses the reforms of ... More


Introduction: Mobile Bodies, Mobile Technologies, and Immobile Mobility

Cara Wallis

in Technomobility in China: Young Migrant Women and Mobile Phones

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795262
eISBN:
9780814784815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795262.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This introductory chapter briefly discusses mobility—one physical and one virtual—in the lives of young rural-to-urban migrant women in China. It provides an ethnographic exploration of the cultural, ... More


Spillovers, Subdivisions, and Flows: Questioning the Usefulness of ‘Bounded Container’ as the Dominant Spatial Metaphor in Demography

John W. Adams and Alice B. Kasakoff

in Categories and Contexts: Anthropological and Historical Studies in Critical Demography

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199270576
eISBN:
9780191600883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199270570.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Foundational ‘bounded container’ models of demography do not allow for spillovers or subdivisions, and hence yield misleading statistical means. Four other spatial models are presented; a space of ... More


Filial Piety from Afar: Migrant Sons Renegotiating Elderly Care

Susanne Y. P. Choi and Yinni Peng

in Masculine Compromise: "Migration, Family, and Gender in China"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520288270
eISBN:
9780520963252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288270.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter discusses the multiple strategies migrant men have devised to address the incompatibility of migrant life and the obligation to care for one’s elderly parents. Migration makes it ... More


Masculine Compromise: "Migration, Family, and Gender in China"

Susanne "Yuk-Ping Choi and Yinni Peng

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520288270
eISBN:
9780520963252
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288270.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

How has migration changed the Chinese family? Drawing on the life stories of 192 migrant men in southern China, this book examines the effect of mass rural-to-urban migration on family and gender ... More


Navigating Mobile Networks of Sociality and Intimacy

Cara Wallis

in Technomobility in China: Young Migrant Women and Mobile Phones

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795262
eISBN:
9780814784815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795262.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines young rural-to-urban migrant women's use of mobile phones for expanding and enriching various types of social relationships. It situates this discussion within Chinese concepts ... More


A Sociogenetic Approach to Migration and Urbanization in Peruvian Amazonia: Implications for Population Architecture

Randy E. David and Bartholomew Dean

in Human Migration: Biocultural Perspectives

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780190945961
eISBN:
9780197555439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190945961.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter addresses what is termed “sociogenetic cosmopolitanism,” the dynamic interplay of social and genetic forces underpinning migration and urbanization. The constant movement of people and ... More


Migration, Fatherhood, and Emotionality

Susanne Y. P. Choi and Yinni Peng

in Masculine Compromise: "Migration, Family, and Gender in China"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520288270
eISBN:
9780520963252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288270.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter delineates how migration has allowed men to fulfil their provider role and support their children’s growth and development financially. However, migrant fathers often suffer a double ... More


Housework and Respectability

Susanne Y. P. Choi and Yinni Peng

in Masculine Compromise: "Migration, Family, and Gender in China"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520288270
eISBN:
9780520963252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288270.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter describes how migration to the city has created novel contexts that make negotiation of housework responsibilities central to conjugal relationships and the definition of masculinity. It ... More


Picturing the Self, Imagining the World

Cara Wallis

in Technomobility in China: Young Migrant Women and Mobile Phones

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795262
eISBN:
9780814784815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795262.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter builds on the notion of immobile mobility and necessary convergence through examining migrant uses of camera phones. For the rural-to-urban migrant women that were interviewed, a camera ... More


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