A food safety factory shutdown has Americans hunting for baby formula. Readying themselves for a covid-19 lockdown, Chinese in Beijing emptied store shelves. Emerging from lockdown, some in Shanghai are visiting well-provisioned markets. U.S.-China agricultural trade is booming, but many are still being left hungry. Food security, sustainability and safety remain issues.
PRC State Council, Equality, Development and Sharing: Progress of Women's Cause in 70 Years Since New China's Founding, September 2019
This government white paper was published in advance of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China
Lily Wong studies the mobility and mobilization of the sex worker figure through transpacific media networks, illuminating the intersectional politics of racial, sexual, and class structures.
US-China Today spoke with Fang Gang on the implications of the passage of 2016 domestic violence law in China from a psychological perspective.
Gail Hershatter explores changes in the lives of seventy-two elderly women in rural Shaanxi province during the revolutionary decades of the 1950s and 1960s.
Mei Fong, a Pulitzer winning author and former USC Annenberg professor, examines the origins of China's one child policy and some of its unintended consequences through a narrative-rich story.
This review of Jean Ma's book was written by Andrew Stuckey and published by the H-Asia discussion list. It's republished here by Creative Commons license.
US-China Today interviewed Melissa Ludtke, Co-Creator of "Touching Home in China". Inspired by her adopted Chinese daughter's search for identity, former TIME correspondent Melissa Ludtke has created a vibrant multimedia project that largely grapples with the One Child Policy and gender issues in China.
Leta Hong Fincher discusses her book, debunks the popular myth that women have fared well as a result of post-socialist China's economic reforms and breakneck growth. Laying out the structural discrimination against women in China will speak to broader problems with China's economy, politics, and development.
Michelle T. King's book was reviewed by Alice Clark for H-Asia and is published here under Creative Commons license.