Social Status of Women

Changes to Occupational Structure and Gender Segregation in Liaoning during the Social Transformation

Wang LiBo
Department of Sociology, Shenyang Normal University
Journal of Shenyang Normal University(Social Science Edition) 2012-5

Abstract:In the process of economic transition and social transformation, occupational gender structure in Northeast China's Liaoning province also showed different characteristics from that of the southeast coastal areas. Based on the statistics of the third, fourth and fifth national population censuses, this study compares the occupational gender structure of Liaoning with that of Guangdong and the mainland within the same period, and it discusses the tendency of level and vertical isolation in present occupational gender structure in the old industrial base of Liaoning.
Keywords:occupational structure; occupational gender segregation; old industrial base; social transformation

Paper type:Published
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