Yige Dong is a PhD Candidate in Sociology at Johns Hopkins University. She will join the University of Puget Sound as the Suzanne Barnett Chair in Contemporary China Studies and Assistant Professor in International Political Economy in the fall of 2019. Her research focuses on labour, gender, and technology in China from the socialist era to the present.
The detention of the ‘Feminist Five’ in March 2015 and the subsequent international campaign to free them marked a watershed moment for contemporary feminist movements in China (Wang 2015; Li 2017; see also Ristivojević’s essay in this issue). While Chinese women joined global feminist movements as early as the turn of the twentieth century, when […]