Changing Boundaries in Leisure Organizations
A convergence has been occurring between three types of leisure organizations: public sector organizations, voluntary leisure organizations, and private sector organizations. This article discusses the implications of this convergence for leisure organizations.Chinese Women Migrant Laborers – Independence Through Capitalism or Capitalism Through Independence?
For dagongmei, woman workers who come from the country side to work in a factory in east China, there are no illusions about the hard nature of their labor. Yet leaving home and becoming urban workers is also an adaptation of a modern lifestyle as well as a unique route of becoming independent of their parents’ moral authority.The Overlapping of Work and Personal Life in China
In 2011 China, many ‘work units’ (danwei), a trace of the Maoist communist regime, still exist. When there is no distinct boundary between work and personal life, on the one hand workers experience less personal freedom, while on the other, when one sees one’s work as their life it could be easier to maintain a positive attitude towards it.Romantic Materialism in China
Are couples in China nowadays less into romantic love and are more focused on material benefits? Were the early days of the PRC filled with romance or rather suppressing sexuality? Here are some key events in the in the development of the marriage institution and related norms in China in the last several decades.Chinese Singletons – Basic ‘Spoiled’ Related Vocabulary
There are many interesting topic related to the new generations of China’s single children (dusheng zinu). Leaving a side the emotional pressure they experience and China’s demographic concerns, here are some basic terms that describe the ‘spoiled’ character of Chinese singletons. they experience and China’s demographic concerns, here are some basic terms that describe the ‘spoiled’ character of Chinese singletons.