Book reviews

Fincher Leta Hong, 2014, Leftover Women. The Resurgence of Gender Inequality in China, London/New York, Zed Books, 192 p.

Sandra V. Constantin  By the same author


In this work, developed out of her PhD thesis in sociology, Leta Hong Fincher analyses gender inequalities in urban China, linking the issue of pressure on young women to get married to that of wealth accumulation through real estate investment. This original approach represents an important contribution to literature on gender relations in China.

According to the author, Chinese women’s (…)