Pedagogical working on place : women's economic activism in rural China

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Lau Kin Chi traces the development of the first all-women mutual-support credit union in China. Its experiences demonstrate that the places women inhabit are produced in a conflictual economy of forces and tensions, implicated in processes of globalization. The cross-border partnership between the rural women and CSD, a Hong Kong voluntary group, can be pedagogical, treading counter-histories for the making of a new community.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)84-87
Number of pages4
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2002


  • Alternative trade
  • Co-operative credit unions
  • Collectivism
  • Counter-history
  • Cross-border partnership
  • Transient labour
  • Women's spaces


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