Women in management in China

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Abstract

China has a population of over 1.32 billion people, 48.5 percent of them are women and 55.6 percent are rural residents in 2007 (China Statistical Yearbook, 2008). The Chinese population is a relatively homogenous one in terms of ethnicity. The han ethnic group makes up over 91 percent of the population, whereas the other 55 ethnic minority groups consist of less than 9 percent of the population. Religion is not commonly practised in part due to the continuous suppression, albeit gradually relaxing, of non-communist beliefs by the State.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationWomen in Management Worldwide
Subtitle of host publicationProgress and Prospects
EditorsMarilyn J. Davidson, Ronald J. Burke
Place of PublicationAbingdon UK
PublisherTaylor & Francis
Chapter15
Pages265-277
Number of pages13
Edition2nd
ISBN (Electronic)9781315546759
ISBN (Print)9780566089169
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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