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Sexuality in a Changing China

Young Women, Sex and Intimate Relations in the Reform Period, 1st Edition

By Nicole Zarafonetis

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172 pages

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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data

Names: Zarafonetis, Nicole, author.

Title: Sexuality in a changing China : young women, sex and intimate

relations in the reform period / Nicole Zarafonetis.

Description: New York, NY : Routledge, 2017. | Series: Routledge research on

gender in Asia series | Includes bibliographical references and index.

Identifiers: LCCN 2017001825| ISBN 9781138240148 (hardback) | ISBN

9781315293936 (ebook)

Subjects: LCSH: Sex--China. | Sex instruction--China. | Sex role--China. |

Dating (Social customs)--China. | Marriage--China. | Women--China--Social

conditions.

Classification: LCC HQ18.C6 Z37 2017 | DDC 306.70951--dc23

LC record available at https://lccn.loc.gov/2017001825

Table of Contents

Preface

1. Introduction: Making Sense of Modernity in China

2. "Socialism with Chinese Characteristics": Women and Economic Reform

3. "At fifteen, we know nothing!": Approaches and Attitudes to Sex Education and Sexuality

4. "All they want is a sexy ayi": Dating and Intimate Relationships

5. "It’s like an unspoken rule": Exploring the Continuing Expectation of Marriage

6. Conclusion

Appendix – Summary of Participant Information

Glossary of Key Terms and Phrases

About the Author

Nicole Zarafonetis holds a PhD in Women’s Studies from the University of York. Currently an independent consultant; her research interests include international women’s issues with a focus on East Asia.

About the Series

Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC008000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General
SOC028000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Women's Studies
SOC032000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Gender Studies