Women's History

Role of "New Women" and Social Interaction in China in the 1930's: Case with the Film New Women
Uploaded Time: 2015-11-17
Category: Women's History
This paper adopts a gender perspective to review the film "New Women" and related media coverage and to examine how the role of Chinese "new women" were played out in social interaction in the 1930s i...Version: Chinese
Behind the Historical Notion of "Compassion": Making Sense of "Compassion" for Women in Ancient Chinese Law
Uploaded Time: 2015-12-17
Category: Women's History
Scanning ancient Chinese legal system,one often finds lighter punishment and more compassionate treatment to women in legal codes and judicial practice. Some would attribute such "compassion" to the i...Version: Chinese
Legal Provisions on Breach of Marriage Engagements in Late Ming
Uploaded Time: 2015-11-16
Category: Women's History
Due to development in commodity economy and social trend, breach of marriage engagement for various reasons started to rise. Marriage for wealth became popular and posed challenges to traditional atti...Version: Chinese
"March 8th" Commemoration and Women's Movement in the Yan'an Era
Uploaded Time: 2015-11-16
Category: Women's History
During the Yan'an era, The Chinese Communist Party paid attention to the "March 8th" commemoration, which was an important leverage to promote women's movement. The reason is that it is an opportunity...Version: Chinese
On the Celibacy Advocated by Intellectual Women during the May Fourth Period
Uploaded Time: 2015-11-16
Category: Women's History
The celibacy advocated by intellectual women of the May Fourth Period extended from the viewpoint of abolishing family and marriage maintained by Great Harmony written by KANG You-wei and the anarchis...Version: Chinese
Reconsidering Lives of Huizhou Merchants' Wives Who Stayed behind at Home in the Ming-Qing Period
Uploaded Time: 2015-11-16
Category: Women's History
Parallel to the Huizhou merchants, Huizhou merchants' wives, synonym to a group of women who stayed behind at home, were the largest group of women who stayed behind at home at the regional level in t...Version: Chinese
Indigenous Methodology of Women's Studies in China:Inspiration from American Studies on Gender in Late Ming and Early Qing
Uploaded Time: 2015-11-14
Category: Women's History
Methodology of Women's Studies should be suitable to Chinese discourse and linked with studies of gender.American scholars have used the concept of Yin and Yang and historical restoration to examine g...Version: Chinese
The "Feminine Orientation" in the Physical Education of Ginling College during the Nationalist Period
Uploaded Time: 2015-11-15
Category: Women's History
The department of physical education of the Ginling College was a model for female physical education during the Nationalist period. The college promoted the idea of "feminine orientation" and trained...Version: Chinese
Women's Divorces in the Period of the Nanjing Nationalist Government: Civil Litigation Cases at the Jiangsu Supreme Court 1927-1936
Uploaded Time: 2015-11-15
Category: Women's History
Under the Nanjing Nationalist government, women had the same right to divorce in front of law as men did. However, judging on the causes for women to file for divorce, they varied from abuse, abandonm...Version: Chinese
Death of a Female Student from a Gender Perspective:Li Chao in the May 4th Period
Uploaded Time: 2015-11-15
Category: Women's History
Li Chao, a student at the Beijing women's teachers' college, fought for right to equality in education against family and died of illness. Her tragedy became a public event upon the publication of her...Version: Chinese
Formation of "Male Nature" in May 4th Women's Liberation Movement
Uploaded Time: 2015-11-15
Category: Women's History
This paper examines the formation of "male nature" in May 4th Women's Liberation Movement based on content analysis of documents. It recognizes that concepts in biology,psychology and anthropology wer...Version: Chinese
Gender Issues in Women's Higher Education during the Nationalist Era--Based on the Case of Jinling Women’s College
Uploaded Time: 2015-11-10
Category: Women's History
This paper examines the gender issues faced by women's colleges during the Nationalist Era using the case of the Jinling Women's College. These issues include the setting of the goals of women's colle...Version: Chinese
The "Free Prostitutes" and "Eradicate Prostitutes" in Beijing during the Late Qing and the Nationalist Periods
Uploaded Time: 2015-11-13
Category: Women's History
This paper examines the efforts of government and society at providing social assistance to prostitutes after a review of the backgrounds of rise and development of prostitution in Beijing in late Qin...Version: Chinese
Changes in the Role of Women during the May 4th Movement
Uploaded Time: 2015-11-13
Category: Women's History
During the New Cultural Movement of May 4th era, there was a major transition not only in the expectations of women's economic role but also the role women actually played. On the expectations of role...Version: Chinese
Study of New Women in Yan'an Era from a Gender Perspective
Uploaded Time: 2015-11-13
Category: Women's History
This paper adopts a perspective of women and their experiences to examine the tortuous path New Women in the Yan'an era had traveled towards "women's liberation." Using historical evidence, the paper ...Version: Chinese
Viewing the Historical Decline of Women's Status from the Changes in "Zigu" Beliefs
Uploaded Time: 2015-11-13
Category: Women's History
Any cultural models cannot be independent of the socialization of gender and the decline of women's status,which reflected in not only ideology but also folk beliefs and practices. This paper traces t...Version: Chinese
Changes in Women's Dress in the Late Qing: Women's Body and the State and the Fashion--Starting from "Unbinding the Feet"
Uploaded Time: 2015-11-13
Category: Women's History
Changes in women's dress in the late Qing played a special role in women's liberation movement. During the "Weixin" reforms, leading intellectuals proposed the elimination of women's bound feet and ot...Version: Chinese
Freedom of the Body, View of the City and Desires of the Audience: On the Female-Star Phenomenon in Early Chinese Movies
Uploaded Time: 2011-05-13
Category: Women's History
Female stars in early Chinese movies constituted a new cultural phenomenon rising with the New Culture Movement after the May 4th Movement in 1919, which heralded the freedom of the body as well as Ch...Version: Chinese
Zhang Yuniang:An Outstanding Poetess of South Zhejiang in Song Dynasty
Uploaded Time: 2011-05-13
Category: Women's History
One of the four greatest poetesses during the Song dynasty(960-1279),Zhang Yuniang(1250-1276) is known for her Lan Xue Ji(Orchid-like Snowflakes), an anthology of poems characterized by diversified fo...Version: Chinese
Nuwa and the Chinese Character Culture
Uploaded Time: 2011-05-11
Category: Women's History
The age-old Chinese characters accumulate a profound information about Chinese culture. The Chinese mythology that has undergone much change and reflects the history of the Chinese national thought de...Version: Chinese
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