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Burnout market feminism: urban Chinese businesswomen in the internet age

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Based on a one-year multi-sited ethnography with businesswomen in Shenzhen and Hefei and three-years' working experiences in an online educational platform economy, this thesis makes two main contributions. Theoretically, by using my concept of burnout market feminism, it unravels the puzzle of why women in China thrive in business in the Internet age during a state crackdown on feminism. Burnout market feminism is a critical theoretical combination of Chinese feminist Li Xiaojiang’s marke...

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HUMS
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Oriental Studies Faculty
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College Scholarship (Humanities & Social Sciences)
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Wai Seng Senior Research Scholarship
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford

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