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Learning Womanhood in China

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Ed Rosenberg Ph.D., Professor (Creator)
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Appalachian State University (ASU )
Web Site: http://www.library.appstate.edu/

Abstract: Childbirth, a seemingly singular event in China, is nonetheless momentous. Bearing a child transforms a girl into a woman and a mother. Motherhood, in most traditional cultures, symbolizes both the major achievement and the full attainment of femininity. This is particularly true of contemporary China.

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Ma, Hongnan, & Rosenberg, E. (1998). Learning Womanhood in China. Anthropology and Humanism, 23(1), 5-29. (June 1998) Published by the Society for Humanistic Anthropology (ISSN: 1548-1409). DOI: 10.1525/ahu.1998.23.1.5 Original version available at www.onlinelibrary.wiley.com
Language: English
Date: 1998