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The Resource Beyond tears and laughter : gender, migration, and the service sector in China, Yang Shen

Beyond tears and laughter : gender, migration, and the service sector in China, Yang Shen

Label
Beyond tears and laughter : gender, migration, and the service sector in China
Title
Beyond tears and laughter
Title remainder
gender, migration, and the service sector in China
Statement of responsibility
Yang Shen
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shen, Yang,
Dewey number
331.5/440951
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
New perspectives on Chinese politics and society
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Migrant labor
  • Rural-urban migration
  • Service industries
  • Gender identity in the workplace
Label
Beyond tears and laughter : gender, migration, and the service sector in China, Yang Shen
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Intro; Preface; References; Acknowledgements; Contents; Abbreviations; List of Figures; List of Tables; Chapter 1: Introducing Migration, Gender and the Service Sector; Intersectionality of Gender, Class and Hukou; A Critique of Gendered Migration and the Gendered Service Sector; Nongmingong: The Intersection Between Class and Hukou; Stigmatisation of Nongmingong in Contemporary Research; Marketisation of Service Sectors and Workers; The Field and the Methods; The Meteor Restaurant; Work Schedule; Living Conditions of Restaurant Workers; Outline of the Book
  • Chapter 2: Gendered Subjectivities in a Patriarchal ChinaUnderstanding Agency; Agency, Coercion and Subjectivity; Agency and Resistance; Different Modes of Agency and the Distinction Between Coping and Resistance; Patriarchy, Filial Piety, Masculinity and Femininity; Conceptualising Patriarchy in China; Gendered Practices of Filial Piety; Masculinity and Filial Piety; Femininity and Filial Piety; Chapter 3: Working in a Gendered, Feminised and Hierarchical Workplace; The Gendered Workplace; The Reverse Hierarchy; The Feminised Workplace; Job Hierarchy and Prestige; Gendered Subjectivity
  • Feminine Morality at WorkNegative Subjectivity of the Male Workers; 'Men Working in the Restaurant Are Hopeless': Conflicts Between Workers; Chapter 4: The Short-Lived Jobs: From Beginning to End; Becoming a Restaurant Worker; Discipline and Punishment; 'They Treat Us Not as Human Beings': Worker-Customer Relationship; Resistance and Coping at Work; Verbal Resistance; Coping in the Forms of Obedient Performance and Procrastination; Mental Escaping as Coping; Quitting the Job; Chapter 5: Negotiating Intimacy: Obedience, Compromise and Resistance; Responses to Filial Piety: Three Cases
  • Unmet Brideprice, Anxious BachelorsFilial Piety Meets Romance; Rising Power of Married Women in the Temporal Non-patrilocal Environment; Migrant Father and Subordinated Masculinity; Chapter 6: Crafting a Modern Person via Consumption? Women and Men in Leisure Activities; Collective Ecstasy: Attending the Karaoke Bar; Femininity in Leisure: Shopping and Embroidery; Haggling for 'Low Class Trash'; Calculation and Trade-off as Coping; Embroidery (shizi xiu) as Women's Activity; Masculinity in Leisure: Gambling; Back to the Karaoke Bar: Concluding Remarks
  • Chapter 7: Unpacking the Complexity of Gender, Class and HukouAn Overview of the Findings; The Operation of Gender, Class and Hukou at Work; Paradoxical Empowerment of Women in a Transforming Patriarchal Society; Masculinity and Patriarchy; Agency Represented as Coping and Resistance; Contribution; Implication; Limitation; Appendix A: Doing Ethnographic Research from a Feminist Perspective; Feminist Epistemology; Research Design; Methods of Data Collection; Interviews; Participant Observation; Questionnaire Surveys; Fieldwork: From Pilot Interviewing to Follow-up Study; Pilot Interviewing
Control code
on1085566529
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Extent
1 online resource
File format
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Form of item
online
Isbn
9789811358173
Level of compression
unknown
Note
SpringerLink
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1085566529
Label
Beyond tears and laughter : gender, migration, and the service sector in China, Yang Shen
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Intro; Preface; References; Acknowledgements; Contents; Abbreviations; List of Figures; List of Tables; Chapter 1: Introducing Migration, Gender and the Service Sector; Intersectionality of Gender, Class and Hukou; A Critique of Gendered Migration and the Gendered Service Sector; Nongmingong: The Intersection Between Class and Hukou; Stigmatisation of Nongmingong in Contemporary Research; Marketisation of Service Sectors and Workers; The Field and the Methods; The Meteor Restaurant; Work Schedule; Living Conditions of Restaurant Workers; Outline of the Book
  • Chapter 2: Gendered Subjectivities in a Patriarchal ChinaUnderstanding Agency; Agency, Coercion and Subjectivity; Agency and Resistance; Different Modes of Agency and the Distinction Between Coping and Resistance; Patriarchy, Filial Piety, Masculinity and Femininity; Conceptualising Patriarchy in China; Gendered Practices of Filial Piety; Masculinity and Filial Piety; Femininity and Filial Piety; Chapter 3: Working in a Gendered, Feminised and Hierarchical Workplace; The Gendered Workplace; The Reverse Hierarchy; The Feminised Workplace; Job Hierarchy and Prestige; Gendered Subjectivity
  • Feminine Morality at WorkNegative Subjectivity of the Male Workers; 'Men Working in the Restaurant Are Hopeless': Conflicts Between Workers; Chapter 4: The Short-Lived Jobs: From Beginning to End; Becoming a Restaurant Worker; Discipline and Punishment; 'They Treat Us Not as Human Beings': Worker-Customer Relationship; Resistance and Coping at Work; Verbal Resistance; Coping in the Forms of Obedient Performance and Procrastination; Mental Escaping as Coping; Quitting the Job; Chapter 5: Negotiating Intimacy: Obedience, Compromise and Resistance; Responses to Filial Piety: Three Cases
  • Unmet Brideprice, Anxious BachelorsFilial Piety Meets Romance; Rising Power of Married Women in the Temporal Non-patrilocal Environment; Migrant Father and Subordinated Masculinity; Chapter 6: Crafting a Modern Person via Consumption? Women and Men in Leisure Activities; Collective Ecstasy: Attending the Karaoke Bar; Femininity in Leisure: Shopping and Embroidery; Haggling for 'Low Class Trash'; Calculation and Trade-off as Coping; Embroidery (shizi xiu) as Women's Activity; Masculinity in Leisure: Gambling; Back to the Karaoke Bar: Concluding Remarks
  • Chapter 7: Unpacking the Complexity of Gender, Class and HukouAn Overview of the Findings; The Operation of Gender, Class and Hukou at Work; Paradoxical Empowerment of Women in a Transforming Patriarchal Society; Masculinity and Patriarchy; Agency Represented as Coping and Resistance; Contribution; Implication; Limitation; Appendix A: Doing Ethnographic Research from a Feminist Perspective; Feminist Epistemology; Research Design; Methods of Data Collection; Interviews; Participant Observation; Questionnaire Surveys; Fieldwork: From Pilot Interviewing to Follow-up Study; Pilot Interviewing
Control code
on1085566529
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789811358173
Level of compression
unknown
Note
SpringerLink
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1085566529

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