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Hudson, Valerie M; den Boer, Andrea
Publisher: MIT Press
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    • 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 o p x 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 se i,a t n h s s e 1994.10.1-1995.9.30; State Statistical Bureau of China (SSB) (1.04 percent sample) October 1, 1995, SSB (1.04 percent sample) April 1, 1995, SSB (1.04 percent sample) 1999, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences Anecdotal reports for particular regions/towns 7. Ibid., p. 79.
    • 8. Zeng Yi, Tu Ping, Gu Baochang, Xu Yi, Li Bohua, and Li Youngping, “Causes and Implications of the Recent Increase in the Reported Sex Ratio at Birth in China,” Population and Development Review, Vol. 19, No. 2 (June 1993), p. 296.
    • 18. This account of the Nien is adapted from the work of Elizabeth Perry, speciªcally Perry, Rebels and Revolutionaries in North China, 1845-1945 (Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 1980).
    • 19. Ibid., p. 51. For purposes of comparison, the sex ratio in Dodge City, Kansas, in 1880 was “only” 124. Courtwright, Violent Land, p. 58.
    • 20. David Ownby, “Approximations of Chinese Bandits: Perverse Rebels or Frustrated Bachelors?” in Jeffrey Wasserstrom and Usam Brownell, eds., Chinese Masculinities/Femininities (Berkeley: University of California Press, forthcoming), p. 20 (emphasis added). See also David Ownby, Brotherhoods and Secret Societies in Early and Mid-Qing China (Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 1996).
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    • 28. Ibid.
    • 29. James L. Watson, “Self-Defense Corps, Violence, and the Bachelor Subculture in South China: Two Case Studies,” proceedings of the Second International Conference on Sinology, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Republic of China, June 1989, p. 216.
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    • 31. Watson, “Self-Defense Corps,” p. 213.
    • 32. See James Tong, “Rational Outlaws: Rebels and Bandits in the Ming Dynasty, 1368-1644,” in Michael Taylor, ed., Rationality and Revolution (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1988).
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    • 45. Ibid., p. 226.
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    • 64. It is hard to concur with William T. Divale and Marvin Harris that “warfare perpetuate[s] and propagate[s] itself because it [is] an effective method for sustaining the material and ideological restrictions on the rearing of female infants.” Nevertheless, we understand how their analysis of 448 populations could result in the conclusion that “we are most likely to ªnd unbalanced sex ratios when warfare is present.” See Divale and Harris, “Population, Warfare, and the Male Supremacist Complex,” American Anthropologist, Vol. 78, No. 3 (September 1976), pp. 531, 528.
    • 65. Laura Betzig, Despotism and Differential Reproduction: A Darwinian View of History (New York: Aldine de Gruyter, 1986), p. 94.
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    • 72. Ibid.
    • 73. Ibid.
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    • 91. Ibid.
    • 92. Erik Eckholm, “One Giant Step for Mr. Jiang's China,” New York Times, November 21, 1999, sec. 4, p. 4.
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    • 105. Ibid., p. 347.
    • 106. Francis Fukuyama, “Women and the Evolution of World Politics,” Foreign Affairs, Vol. 77, No. 5 (September/October 1998), pp. 24-40.
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