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Ties That Bind

Episode 9

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Kimberley Manning studies social movements, policy reform and gender politics, drawing on research in rural Chinese villages and county archives. Among her findings is the critical role of family networks of support – of what she calls filial ties – to political life. But there is more to the story of family ties … In this episode, she speaks with Francine Pelletier about the complexity and importance of filial ties and the unexpected connection she found between transgender politics and Chinese political history. 

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