Gender Bias in the Past and Future in Asia

Sponsored by Department of Anthropology


Friday, November 5, 2010
9:00 am –
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Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanities Center

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Event Details:

“Son Preferences & the Status of Women in China & India”

9 am – noon: speakers

o   Isabelle Attané (L'Institut National d'Etudes Démographiques)

Born as a Woman in China: A Life-Long Burden?

o   Donald Attwood (McGill University)

Marriage in Maharashtra (India): The Logic of Durable Alliance and How it Protects Women

o   Laurel Bossen (McGill University)

Asymmetric Inheritance and China's Daughter Deficit:  All Demography is Local

1:30 pm – 3:30 pm: respondents and open discussion

o   Gail Hershatter (UC Santa Cruz)

o   Judith Banister (the Conference Board)

o   Thomas Blom Hansen (Stanford University)

Admission Info

The seminar is free and open to the public. No registration is necessary to attend.  Please register if you want to join us for lunch: https://www.stanford.edu/dept/anthsci/cgi-bin/mellon/node/3

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