Women

PRC State Council, Equality, Development and Sharing: Progress of Women's Cause in 70 Years Since New China's Founding, September 2019

February 3, 2020

This government white paper was published in advance of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China

Lily Wong Looks at Shifting Depictions of Chinese Sex Workers in Popular Media

May 15, 2019

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.

Q&A With Dr. Fang Gang On Combating Domestic Violence Abuse China

May 1, 2019

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 Discusses Her Book "The Gender of Memory: Rural Women and China's Collective Past"

June 9, 2016

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.

Video: Mei Fong examines the origins and consequences of China's one child policy

February 24, 2016

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.

Ma, Sounding the Modern Woman: The Songstress in Chinese Cinema (May 13, 2015)

November 13, 2015

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.

Q&A With Melissa Ludtke, Co-Creator of "Touching Home in China"

October 20, 2015

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 "Leftover Women"

June 19, 2015

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.

King, Between Birth and Death - Female Infanticide in Nineteenth-Century China (January 8, 2014)

April 12, 2015

Michelle T. King's book was reviewed by Alice Clark for H-Asia and is published here under Creative Commons license.

Funnell, Warrior Women - Gender, Race, and the Transnational Chinese Action Star, (July 1, 2014)

April 1, 2015

Lisa Funnell's book was reviewed by Amy Lee for H-Asia and is published here under Creative Commons license.

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Events

October 29, 2020 - 4:00pm
The USC U.S.-China Institute and the USC Center on Transnational Law and Business look at what might be the aims of the next administration by focusing on technology, trade and investment ties.