China is now, with India, among the country with the highest proportion of men in the world. This numerical imbalance between the sexes creates an unprecedented situation in the documented history of human populations, both in scale and its lasting impact on the number and structure of the population.
DefiChine regroupe cinq partenaires institutionnels en France, en Chine et aux Etats-Unis. Financé conjointement par l’ANR et le Pres HeSam (en France) et l’IPDS (en Chine), le projet réunit 12 partenaires individuels issus de quatre
The survey investigates marriage strategies, sexual behavior and perception of gender relations among male bachelors from rural areas in a context of sex imbalance at adult ages, and compares them to those observed among married men.
Our research on male bachelors’ living conditions, sexuality and the consequences of a shortage of women on gender roles is published in various journals
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Xi’an Jiaotong University