Xiying Wang

Xiying Wang
Beijing Normal University | bnu · School of Social Development and Public Policy (SSDPP)

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Weight-related school bullying and victimization have become important public health issues among adolescents around the world. This study aims to examine gender differences in the effects of Body Mass Index (BMI) on school bullying and victimization among secondary school students. This study conducted a survey among 2849 adolescents—1393 girls (4...
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This study investigated the association between gender role attitudes, perceived friend support, and school bullying among male adolescents from 11 schools in two cities in China. A total of 3172 Chinese adolescents between 12 and 20 years of age (48.80% girls and 51.20% boys) completed questionnaires that included measures of bullying, gender role...
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Homophobic teasing or name-calling, one form of school-related gender-based violence, refers to the use of derogatory language or actions towards sexual- or gender-nonconforming individuals. Research in the Global North has indicated that it is highly prevalent among adolescents, and is associated with a broad range of negative outcomes for both vi...
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Fighting in school is a specific type of violence that has been understudied in China. A total of 2,918 students were recruited through a stratified sampling method from eleven secondary schools in China. The results showed that around 14% of respondents had been involved in school fighting, and self-control significantly mediated the relationship...
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While Chinese adolescents become more sexually active, their sexual attitudes are profoundly influenced by traditional gender and sexual norms. The tensions between the rapid transition in youth sexuality and lags in sex education call for a paradigm shift of sexuality education in China. The present study examined the effectiveness of a school-bas...
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By analyzing survey data collected from over 400 police officers in Jiangsu Province, China, this study assessed the direct and indirect effects of officer rank and experience on police support for law enforcement domestic violence (DV) intervention. The results from the path analysis revealed that officer experience of handling DV reduced support...
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Although there has been a growing body of empirical research that examines the prevalence rates of intimate partner violence (IPV) and associated factors in Chinese societies, few studies have examined IPV survivors’ help-seeking patterns. Drawing on data from a nationwide survey among the general public in mainland China, the present study sought...
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This study examines Chinese police officers’ preferences for different formations of responders to domestic violence. Specifically, it assessed the connections between Chinese officers’ gender and gender-based attitudes and their perceptions of whether female officers, male officers, or mixed-gender officers are more suited for responding to batter...
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In China, women who domestically relocate from rural or less developed regions to major cities are at a higher risk for intimate partner violence (IPV) than their non-migrant counterparts. Few studies have focused on Chinese domestic migrant women’s help-seeking for IPV and their use of different sources of support. The present study aimed to ident...
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Workplace sexual harassment (WSH) has been recognized in the literature as a serious problem for the past 40 years. Since 2017, the global #MeToo movement has fostered local awareness of WSH and inspired researchers in China to pay increasing attention. Guided by the gender empowerment theory, this study investigated the relationships between women...
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Police attitudes toward domestic violence are essential occupational outlooks that can potentially shape police response to such violence. Studies on Chinese officers’ attitudes toward domestic violence are scarce even after the enactment of the Counter Domestic Violence Law (the DV Law) in China in 2016. Drawing upon survey data collected from 1,1...
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Although domestic violence has long been identified as a serious social problem in China, little is known about police officers’ attitudinal and behavioral tendencies toward such incidents. Drawing upon survey data collected from police officers in two Chinese provinces, this study assesses whether officer and organizational factors are correlated...
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Although there exists a growing body of research on female same-sex intimate partner violence (FSSIPV) as well as bidirectional intimate partner violence (BIPV) among lesbian women, much of this literature focuses on the IPV experience of women living in Western societies such as the United States. The current study represents the very first to exp...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to examine Chinese police officers’ general support for police intervention into domestic violence, emphasizing adequate protection of the victims, and specific support for utilizing arrests to deal with the offenders. Design/methodology/approach This study relies on survey data collected from 1,064 police offi...
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This case study is based on the life history of an urban Chinese woman, Lydia, who has become an AIDS patient through injecting heroin use. Adopting theories of drug career and biopolitics, this study depicts Lydia’s drug-centered life. From the perspective of a drug career, this article vividly illustrates her experience of drug initiation, escala...
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Although the past two decades have witnessed the substantial development of sex education in mainland China, Chinese society at large is both conservative and silent in addressing sex-related issues, especially with children and adolescents. Against this background, how do Chinese sex educators understand gender, sexuality and sexuality education,...
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Bidirectional intimate partner violence (BIPV) refers to the co-occurrence of violence perpetration by both partners. BIPV has been analyzed using samples from different sociodemographic contexts but has yet to be fully explored in China. The present study employed a latent class approach to identify BIPV patterns, rates of prevalence, and associat...
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Dating violence is aggressive behavior that occurs in intimate dating relationships; it includes physical assault, verbal and psychological aggression, and sexual coercion. This chapter discusses the issue of dating violence globally, with a focus on China. The chapter first presents a case of date rape. It then describes the prevalence of dating v...
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Chapter on “Women’s Voices in Egypt and Globally” by Gayle Kimball “Women’s Voices in Egypt and Globally” reports on Egyptian feminist activism to make their experiences and thoughts heard and empowered. The chapter quotes brave women who spoke up for gender equality from 1919 to 2018, in opposition to the censorship of state feminism, Islamic extr...
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A social disaster is when categories of people are politically or socially targeted by virtue of their social identities and suffer ongoing targeting and oppression. Survivors of social disasters often experience similar traumatic symptoms as those of survivors of natural disasters but, unlike most other types of disasters, the threats that caused...
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Gerações, relações intergeracionais, política geracional. Um compêndio multilíngue - Edition 2017
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Generații. Politici generaționale și relații intergeneraționale. Un compendiu multilingvistic - Edition 2017
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Kuşaklar, kuşaklararası ilişkiler, kuşak politikasi. Çok dilli bir Rehber - Edition 2017
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Generacije, međugeneracijski odnosi, generacijska politika. Višejezični kompendium - Edition 2017
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Покоління (генерації), міжгенераційні відносини, політика міжгенераційних відносин. Багатомовний компендіум - Edition 2017
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Generaciones, relaciones intergeneracionales, política generacional. Un compendio multilingüe - Edition 2017
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Generacije, medgeneracijski odnosi, medgeneracijska politika. Kompendij v več jezikih - Edition 2017
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Generazioni, relazioni intergenerazionali, politica generazionale. Un compendio multilingue - Edition 2017
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Nemzedékek, nemzedékek közötti kapcsolatok, nemzedéki politika. Többnyelvű kompendium - Edition 2017
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Generationer, relationer mellan generationer, generationspolicy. Ett mångspråkigt kompendium - Edition 2017
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Kartos, kartų santykiai, kartų politika. Daugiakalbis kompendiumas - Edition 2017
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Pokolenia, relacje międzypokoleniowe, polityka relacji międzypokoleniowych. Wielojęzyczne kompendium - Edition 2017
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Поколения, межпоколенческие отношения, межпоколенческая политика. Многоязыковой компендиум - Edition 2017
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代,代际关系,代际政策. 多语言版本 - Edition 2017
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This book explores young people’s experiences of, and views on, dating, gender, sexuality, sexual hegemony and violence within dating relationships. Based on interviews and focus groups conducted in Beijing over a decade, and focusing especially on dating violence, the book reveals provides insights into a wide range of issues of gender and sexuali...
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In this study, we explore intergenerational relationships in Chinese-Western transnational families. Our argument draws on 28 life story interviews with Chinese middle-class professionals and their Western partners in Beijing. In the context of their living arrangements in Beijing, many of these couples had close ties with their Chinese parents or...
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In March 2013, I was attending the fifty-seventh Commission on the Status of Women, which was organized by the UN in New York and attended by over four thousand participants from around the world. Among thousands of panels, we Chinese delegates (including five to eight scholars, feminist activists, and women’s federation cadres) also organized a on...
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Given the emphasis in Chinese culture on social attachments, this chapter pays attention to how informal social support fosters Chinese youths’ resilience. The objective of this chapter is to document how Chinese youth resilience is supported culturally by informal networks in general (e.g., families, peers) and relational resources in particular....
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The current study assessed the estimated rate of depression and associated risk factors among survivors 8 months after the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake in China. A stratified random sample of 1514 participants was recruited from all temporary camp communities in a county town 45 km away from the epicenter. The estimated rate of depression was 35.7%. Th...
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This qualitative report, Hard Struggles in Times of Change: A Qualitative Study on Masculinities and Gender-Based Violence in Contemporary China, is part of the UN Multi-country Study on Men and Violence in Asia and the Pacific, a regional study on masculinities and gender-based violence coordinated by Partners for Prevention (P4P), a UNDP, UNFPA,...
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Um ein sozial-ökologisches, kontextbezogenes Verständnis von Resilienz zu entwickeln, werden wir im Folgenden drei Prinzipien diskutieren: (1) Die Umwelt ist wichtiger als die Anlage, (2) die Wirkung resilienzbezogener Prozesse hängt von der Risikobelastung ab, (3) Kontext und Kultur beeinflussen protektive Prozesse. Sie zeigen weltweit Homogenität...
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Many studies have suggested that unexpected death of a loved one is an important risk factor of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression among disaster survivors, but few have examined the magnitude of psychiatric morbidities among bereaved survivors. This study examined the prevalence rates of clinically significant PTSD and depressive...
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This study examined the estimated prevalence rate of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms and associated risk factors among Chinese adult survivors 7 to 8 months after the 2008 Sichuan earthquake. The sample was recruited from 2 areas close to the epicenter but of different distances. The estimated rate of PTSD symptoms was 55.6% and 26.4%...
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This article selects the critical moment of virginity loss in young Beijing women's lives to look at the meaning of sexual coercion in dating relationships. The authors observed that many young Chinese women presented their first experience of sex as containing some elements of sexual coercion that were being described as “minor,” do not involve ob...
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Based on in-depth interviews with 110 People Living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA), this qualitative study is a preliminary endeavor to delineate the socio-cultural scripts of rural PLWHA in China including their illness experience, everyday lives, and strategies of coping with stigma, poverty, and social barriers. This study documents the new wave of the "...
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In Mainland China, there is a lack of public awareness of and systematic research on dating violence and incest. This article fills a gap in the research in this area by examining a woman's lived experience of father-daughter incest and dating violence. The article adopts the standpoint of third-wave feminists and highlights women's agency and resi...
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The Korean film My Sassy Girl was very popular among young people in urban China in 2001. After the release of the movie, the new image of the "sassy girl" emerged in different media. This study uses the media image of the sassy girl as a stimulus material in interviews and focus groups to explore how young men and women make sense of women's aggre...
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This article documents the brief history of cyber marriage on the Chinese Internet and shows how in-game marriage, with its game codes and marriage regulations, turns out to be the most visualized, institutionalized, and heteronormative form of cyber marriage, by exploring the game players’ gender performativity, especially the gender swapping of m...

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“Generationes” is a free network of scholars from different countries and disciplines concerned with the analysis of intergenerational issues in theory, methodology, research and policy. It is financially supported by the Center of Excellence „Cultural Foundations of Social Integration“, University Konstanz „Generationes“ ist ein freies Netzwerk von Wissenschaftlerinnen und Wissenschaftlern, in unterschiedlichen Ländern und Disziplinen, die sich mit aktuellen Fragen der Generationenanalyse in Theorie, Methodologie, Empirie und Politik beschäftigen. Es wird vom Exzellenzcluster „Kulturelle Grundlagen von Integration“ der Universität Konstanz gefördert. «Generationes» est un réseau libre de chercheurs issus de différentes disciplines et pays, qui s’intéressent à l’analyse des questions intergénérationnelles dans un cadre théorique, méthodologique, politique et de recherche. Ce réseau reçoit l’appui financier du Centre d’Excellence de l’Université de Constance.