By Xiaowei Zang
This publication stories the connection among Islam, family members techniques, and gender inequality between Uyghur Muslims in Ürümchi, China. Empirically, it indicates in quantitative phrases the level of gender inequalities between Uyghur Muslims in Ürümchi and checks no matter if the gender inequalities are a distinction in style or in measure. It examines 5 facets of gender inequality: employment, source of revenue, family job accomplishment, domestic administration, and spousal energy. Theoretically, it investigates how Islamic association and kin lifestyles impact Uyghur women’s prestige.
Zang’s learn concerned infrequent and privileged entry to a surroundings that is tricky for international students to check because of political regulations. the knowledge are drawn from fieldwork in Ürümchi among 2005 and 2008, which come with a survey of 577 households, box observations, and two hundred in-depth interviews with neighborhood Uyghurs. The ebook combines qualitative and quantitative info and strategies to check gendered habit and results. The author’s learn reinterprets family members energy and gives a extra nuanced research of gender and family energy in China and makes a pioneering attempt to review spousal energy, gender inequality in hard work marketplace results, and gender inequality in loved ones chores between contributors of ethnic minorities in China.
The ebook may be of curiosity to scholars and students of ethnic stories, chinese language reports, Asian anthropology and cultural sociology.
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