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The Effects of Labor Migration on the Traditional Chinese Family Structure and the Role of Children
Half of China’s population lives in rural areas. Because there are so many people and because opportunities for farm work have declined drastically in the past few decades, these millions of people are forced to migrate ...
Shi�jo: The Power of Girlhood in 20th Century Japan
Sexualized portrayals of ‘cute’ young women in Japanese cartoons and other animated media are prevalent and popular throughout both Japan and the world. Whether the women (shōjo) depicted in these cartoons serve as an ...
Oil and water: environmental policy and the Gulf oil spill
On the morning of April 21, 2010, I awoke in my dorm room at Washington State University and flipped the TV on to CNN. I completed my morning ritual with the news playing in the background, brash headlines providing a dull ...
Life in a Golden Age: The Status of Women in China’s Tang Dynasty
The study of history offers a wealth of information and a plethora of topics, but in many historical considerations, women are left out. This is true of many studies of history, including that of China. Though thoughts of ...
Elizabeth Comyn: A Historical Novel
History recorded little of Elizabeth Comyn’s life, but what it has recorded gives us a glimpse of a young woman who suffered and achieved much in an era where the acts and deeds of women went largely overlooked and unrecorded. ...