Tamara Jacka

Professor

Qualifications

BA (Hons) (ANU), PhD (Adelaide)

Contact details
+61 2 6125 0923
Room: 4.41
Building: Hedley Bull Building

Tamara Jacka is a feminist scholar, whose main research interests are in gender and rural-urban inequalities, rural-urban migration and social change in contemporary China. She is the author of several books, including Rural Women in Urban China: Gender, Migration, and Social Change (ME Sharpe, Armonk, New York and London, 2006), which won the American Anthropology Association’s Francis Hsu prize for best book in East Asian anthropology in 2007. She is currently writing an historical ethnography, examining transformations in everyday practices in a village in the central Chinese province of Henan.

Contemporary China Centre

Contemporary China Centre

The Contemporary China Centre was set up in 1970 at The Australian National University as a research facility concerned with scholarly social science analysis of post-1949 China.

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