Penn Ip studies the everyday experiences of rural-to-urban migrant women working i the Shanghai service sector, looking at the ways they live, abour and love. What do their experiences and feelings reveal about migrant labour and gender in 21st century pot-socialist China? Ad what are the cultural. social and economic implications of their decision to become migrant service workers? One specific topic Ip focuses on is the stigma of singlehood.
T.T. Ip: Female Migrant Workers Navigating the Service Economy in Shanghai: Home, Beauty, and the Stigma of Singlehood.
Prof. B.J. de Kloet
Dr E. Peeren
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