Marriage and Family

Organizational Mobilization to Marriage and Love of Xinjiang Women Who Support the Border Regions

Wang Ying, Shi Tong
School of Social Work, China Women's University
Collection of Women's Studies 2016-5

Abstract:After the liberation of Xinjiang in 1949, the corps mobilized women to cultivate and guard the border areas. The marriage of women changed from arrangement to moral marriage, and self-determination marriage. Choosing and entering Xinjiang displayed women's fight for traditional gender structure. Women showed varied strategies to cope with organizational mobilization, and formed their explanations to the process.
Keywords:organizational mobilization, Xinjiang women who support the border regions, marriage and love, morality

Paper type:Published