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  • Women With Bound Feet
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    Chinese Women Traditional Chinese society was patriarchal, patrilineal, and patrilocal. In this male dominated society, sons were preferred to daughters, and women were expected to be subordinate to their fathers, husbands, and sons. Because marriages were arranged, young women and men had virtually no voice in the decisions on their marriage partner, resulting in loveless marriages. Once married, it was the woman who left her family and community and went to live with her husband's family, wher...
  • Every 100 Baby Girls
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    China - Two researchers say comprehensive new data shows that traditional family patterns in China, combined with tough population-control measures, have resulted in 'female infanticide on a grand scale' -- close to 800,000 baby girls abandoned or killed in a single region between 1971-80 alone. G. William Skinner, an anthropologist and China specialist at the University of California-Davis, and Chinese researcher Yuan Jian hua based their conclusions on an analysis of 1990 Chinese census data. ...
  • Demand For Chinese Prostitutes In California
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    In California, between 1850's to the Chinese Exclusion Act, most of the Chinese women who came to San Francisco were either slaves or indentured. They were often lured, kidnapped or purchased and forced to work as prostitutes at the brothels which is run by secret society of the Tongs of San Francisco. Chinese prostitutes also were smuggled and had worked at the Chinatown brothels in the Comstock Mines in Nevada. Chinese prostitutes were commonly known as prostitutes of the lowest order. "Both o...
  • Wife's Love And Care Towards Her Husband
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    Chinese 310 Traditional Chinese Literature Survey Response Questions for Meeting Two. Fall, 2003 Name: Zhong Xin 09/03/03 I. To the question: "Why do people read literature?" many of you put the key words "education" and "entertainment". According to the Great Preface to Odes, literature is hardly for fun and not just about knowledge. What function does literature play in a society from the Confucian point of view? Confucius has a simple moral and political teaching, which is to love others; to ...
  • Your Hair
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    Sing it to the Barbie song Hi ya lang niu! Hi lang jai! Want to ride in my Honda? Sure lang jai! Jump in! I'm a Chinese girl, in a Chinese world, Eating wont on, it's perfection. I have light brown hair, Sanrio everywhere, Frustration, in my generation. Come on dd, let's go drink tea. I'm a Chinese girl, in a Chinese world Playing Maj hong, nothing is wrong. I have tons of flares, tight shirts everywhere, Looking cocky, just can't stop me. I'm Chinese, Asian girl, in a white-people world Egg foo...

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