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THE PUBLIC/PRIVATE DICHOTOMY AND THE GENDER DIVISION OF RURAL LABOUR
ByTamara ]acka
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ReformsintroducedinruralChinasince1978havecreatednew areasofworkandhaveprofoundlychangedthenatureofothers. 1 Indoingsotheyhaveresultedinchangesintheworkpatternsof womenandmenandhavealteredtheexistinggenderdivisionof labourandthevaluesassociatedwithit.InthischapterIwilllookat thesechangesinrelationtoadichotomybetweenpublicandprivate spheres.