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Rural women, displacement and the Three Gorges Project

Tan, Y; Hugo, Graeme; Potter, Lesley


Based on empirical research, this article examines the status, situations and development issues of rural women displaced by the monumental Three Gorges Project (TGP) in China. The study reveals that TGP resettlement is leaving women worse off as family members, as well as worse off than male members. Woman resettlers are more likely to become impoverished than men, partly because women make up the main labour force in agricultural sectors. Most women are unable to achieve occupational mobility...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
Source: Development and Change
DOI: 10.1111/j.0012-155X.2005.00431.x


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