Gender Bias and Sex Trafficking in China

Kennedy, Avery (2018) Gender Bias and Sex Trafficking in China. Undergraduate thesis, under the direction of David Bath from Intelligence and Security Studies, The University of Mississippi.

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Abstract

China’s history shows a pattern of preference for sons over daughters. Chinese language and policies show evidence of this bias. This penchant has created a sizable gender disparity within China’s population. The implementation of the One-Child Policy only exacerbated the gap between males and females. China’s age-old preference for sons has negatively impacted modern-day China. The gender disparity generated a “demand” for women, which has been answered by sex trafficking women in China to be sold as brides and sex workers.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Creators: Kennedy, Avery
Student's Degree Program(s): B.A. in Liberal Arts
Thesis Advisor: David Bath
Thesis Advisor's Department: Intelligence and Security Studies
Institution: The University of Mississippi
Subjects: D History General and Old World > DS Asia
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
Depositing User: Avery Kennedy
Date Deposited: 09 May 2018 16:34
Last Modified: 09 May 2018 16:34
URI: http://thesis.honors.olemiss.edu/id/eprint/1076

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