Chen, Shih-Wen Sue
Shih-Wen Sue Chen is a Lecturer in Literary Studies in the School of Communication and Creative Arts at Deakin University. Her research interests include children’s literature and culture, Chinese internet culture, and book history.
Post-Socialist Femininity Unleashed/Restrained: Reconfigurations of Gender in Chinese Television DramasArticlesIn post-socialist China, gender norms are marked by rising divorce rates (Kleinman et al.), shifting attitudes towards sex (Farrer; Yan), and a growing commercialisation of sex (Zheng). These phenomena have been understood as indicative of market reforms unhinging past gender norms. In the socialist period, the radical politics of the time moulded women as gender neutral even as...Read more