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Where Are We,  After 40+ Years of Talking About the Childfree Choice?

Where Are We, After 40+ Years of Talking About the Childfree Choice?

As we close another year of talking about the childfree choice, it’s a good time to take stock. In the big picture, we’ve seen an ascent of talk about this choice in the public sphere since the 70s. That’s over four decades. Where are we after 40+ years of talking about the childfree choice? Let’s start with a quick broad stroke look back in time: Read more…

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A Chinese Reader’s Take on the Book, Factory Girls

A Chinese Reader’s Take on the Book, Factory Girls

I recently had the pleasure of corresponding with a lovely Chinese woman named Zhang Jingjing about the book, Factory Girls: From Village to City in a Changing China by Leslie Chang. It tells untold stories about the lives of the migrant factory population in China. I asked if Zhang Jingjing would be willing to summarize her experience of the book, and she graciously agreed. Here it is: Read more…

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