Book reviewed: Elizabeth J. Remick, Regulating Prostitution in China: Gender and Local Statebuilding 1900–1937. Stanford, California: Stanford University Press, 2014. 288pp. ISBN-10: 0804788367 (hardcover).

Prostitution studies has become an increasingly noteworthy field in various disciplines such as history, sociology, and anthropology. In the context of the area studies of China, the majority of research concerning prostitut...

September 3, 2017

Book Reviewed: Xiying Wang, Gender, Dating and Violence in Urban China. London and New York: Routledge, 2017; 218pp; ISBN 9780415810333.

Gender, Dating and Violence in Urban China, written by scholar-activist Xiying Wang, an associate professor in the School of Social Development and Public Policy at Beijing Normal University, is a timely and important feminist study that examines the various levels of violence at work in...

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