Gender and urban aspirations: the case of highly educated Uyghur women in Shanghai


Gender and urban aspirations: the case of highly educated Uyghur women in Shanghai

Author Name: 
Sajide Tursun
Publisher: 
MPI for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, Göttingen
Publish Year: 
2017
Total page: 
24
Summary: 

In spite of the growing attention given to minority Uyghurs in China, there has been little focus on gender issues in relation to the Uyghur migration to inland cities since the 1980s. Based on ffteen months of ethnographic research from 2012 to 2013, this article focuses on the lifeworlds of highly educated Uyghur women and
their aspirations in the megacity of Shanghai.

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