Browse Dept. of Sociology by Subject "Motherhood"
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Marriage, motherhood, childcare arrangements and work: female labor force participation and informal employment under Chinese economic reform (2017-07-06)My dissertation presents a comprehensive study of the ways in which Chinese women seek to balance family and work obligations during the market transition from 1991 to 2011. I study family obligations arise from marriage, ...
(2016-12-01)This dissertation explores the gap between women’s expectations of motherhood before they have children and the reality of their lives as mothers, a phenomenon that I call the Motherhood Myth. My study sheds light on how ...