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By Xiaowei Zang

This booklet reports the connection among Islam, kin techniques, and gender inequality between Uyghur Muslims in Ürümchi, China. Empirically, it indicates in quantitative phrases the level of gender inequalities between Uyghur Muslims in Ürümchi and checks even if the gender inequalities are a distinction in sort or in measure. It examines 5 facets of gender inequality: employment, source of revenue, family job accomplishment, domestic administration, and spousal strength. Theoretically, it investigates how Islamic association and relations lifestyles have an effect on Uyghur women’s prestige.

Zang’s learn concerned infrequent and privileged entry to a atmosphere that is tricky for overseas students to review because of political regulations. the information are drawn from fieldwork in Ürümchi among 2005 and 2008, which come with a survey of 577 households, box observations, and two hundred in-depth interviews with neighborhood Uyghurs. The ebook combines qualitative and quantitative info and techniques to check gendered habit and results. The author’s research reinterprets kinfolk energy and provides a extra nuanced research of gender and family strength in China and makes a pioneering attempt to review spousal strength, gender inequality in hard work industry results, and gender inequality in loved ones chores between individuals of ethnic minorities in China.

The booklet can be of curiosity to scholars and students of ethnic stories, chinese language reports, Asian anthropology and cultural sociology.

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