British Journal of Chinese Studies

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Vol 9 No 1 (2019)
Essays

Where to Belong? The Intersectionality of Discrimination Faced by Chinese Female Academics

Yan Wu
Swansea University
British Journal of Chinese Studies Volume 9 Issue 1
Published April 4, 2019
How to Cite
Wu, Y. (2019). Where to Belong? The Intersectionality of Discrimination Faced by Chinese Female Academics. British Journal of Chinese Studies, 9(1), 1 - 8. https://doi.org/10.51661/bjocs.v9i1.24

Abstract

When web forums first emerged in China in the 1990s, an internet satire concerning women holding higher education credentials went viral almost overnight within online communities. This satire compared women holding higher education degrees to the three female prototypes in Louis Cha Jing- yong’s (Jin Yong 金庸) martial arts and chivalry (wuxia 武侠) novels.

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