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Share Body Policing in China; victim blaming, sexism, and more staring
2017-9-12 09:00
Even middle school dress code policies seem to be too much for China. The standard fingertip length shorts and dresses are met with staring. Three fingers width shirt straps garner scandalized glances and unsolicited comments. Accidentally revealed bra straps on shoulders get pointed looks. China, one of the most populous countries in the world, seems to be fairly uniform, leaning on those who stand out to blend in. The policing of women’s bodies is one such issue that stems from this con ...
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Share Getting stared at in China
2017-8-3 10:42
Getting stared at in China: Thoughts on Chinese cultural curiosity, globalization, and racism Have you ever walked into a room and caught everyone’s attention at once? Have you ever been gazed at, from top to bottom, as if you were an ancient, foreign relic on display? Have you ever stared back, challenging, only to have your surveyors continue to watch you, unperturbed? &n ...
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        • Getting stared at in China 2017-11-6 16:42

          If you feel irked by just being stared, then you probably is too petulant. However, I think it is pretty irritating that people take pictures of you without asking for your permission, it is utterly unpolite and offensive.

          However, I don't think that foreigners would be harassed wherever they go, what you cited as annoying incidents are apparently just episodic occurrences, it could happen everywhere in the world, attributing it to culture has obviously gone overboard.

        • Body Policing in China; victim blaming, sexism, and more staring 2017-9-15 17:19

          Are you sure you talk about China?

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