Workshop on the Handbook of the Family and Marriage in China*

Date: 25-27 September 2016 (Sunday to Tuesday)
Venue: Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, Suzhou, China

* This event was co-organised by Global China Studies, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, City University of Hong Kong, and the Department of China Studies, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, Suzhou, China.

This event was held on 25-27 September 2016.

Invited Presentations





Xiaowei Zang

City University of Hong Kong

The Effects of Demographic Change on Marriage and the Family in China

Dudley L Poston

Texas A&M University

Mate Selection in Rural China

Jing Song

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Educational Homogamy

Lijun Song

Vanderbilt University

Foreign-related Marriages in Contemporary China (1979-2013)

Pan Wang

University of Technology in Sydney

Family Planning and Fertility Transition in P R China

Stuart Basten

Oxford University

China’s One-child Policy and the Changing Family

Xiao-Tian Feng

Nanjing University

Fertility Patterns on Family Finance in Rural China

Weili Ding

Queens University

Son Preference and Marriage Squeeze in China

Shuzhuo Li

Xi’an Jiaotong University

Marriage Squeeze and Mate Selection

Lisa Eklund
Isabelle Attané

Lund University

Leftover Women: Postponing Marriage and Negotiating Womanhood in China

Arianne M. Gaetano

Auburn University

Filial Piety and Old Age Support in China: Tradition, Continuity, and the Change

Zhanlian Feng

RTI International, Massachusetts

Gender Patterns in Financial Support to Parents in China

Haiyan Zhu

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Globalization and International Adoption from China

Monica Dowling

Thomas Coram Research Institute UCL

Marital Construction of Family Decision-Making Power

Jiping Zuo

St Cloud State University

Childlessness and the Well-being of Chinese Seniors

Weiguo Zhang

University of Toronto

Marital Instability in Post-Reform China

Xiaohe Xu

University of Texas at San Antonio

Marriage and Suicide among Rural Women

Jie Zhang

SUNY at Buffalo

Family and Marriage in Taiwan

Wen-Shan Yang

Institute of Sociology Academia Sinica

Death in the Family – Bereavement and Mourning in Contemporary China

Amy Chow

University of Hong Kong

Childhood, Children, and Family Lives in China

Ann Phoenix
Jane McCarthy

Thomas Coram Research Institute UCL
Open University, UK

Parental Investment in Children’s Human Capital in China

Ming-Hsuan Lee

National Sun Yat-sen University

Transgender in China

Howard Chiang

University of Waterloo

Changes in Chinese Urban Family Structure

Yan Xia Ruth

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Mate Selection, Intimacy, and Marital Love in Chinese Society: A Critical Review

William Jankowiak

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Late Marriage and Celibacy in Hong Kong: Past and Present

KF Ting

The Chinese University of Hong Kong