The missing girls and women of China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan: a sociological study of infanticide, forced prostitution, political imprisonment, "ghost brides," runaways, and thrownaways, 1900-2000s

"In the past century, tens of millions of women and girls have disappeared in China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. This sociological study explores the institutional factors contributing to the phenomenon of missing females, develops a typology for these populations, and lays a foundation for social s...

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Main Author: Huang, Hua-Lun
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Jefferson, N.C [u.a.] McFarland 2012
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Summary:"In the past century, tens of millions of women and girls have disappeared in China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. This sociological study explores the institutional factors contributing to the phenomenon of missing females, develops a typology for these populations, and lays a foundation for social scientists to examine lost populations in the future"--Provided by publisher
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-227) and index
Physical Description:VIII, 233 S. Ill., Kt. 23 cm
ISBN:0786440295
9780786440290