Ganbei: Drinking, business, and gender in New China

January 10, 2014  |  By  |  Impressions: 675  | 

幹杯 gānbēi: drinking, business, and gender in New China This is an autoethnographic account from a trip to China in November, 2013; exploring a combination of my own perceptions and experiences of Chinese drinking culture and the perceptions of my new-found Chinese friends. How does the latest generation of females entering China’s workforce plan to navigate a male-dominated business world - a world where drinking culture and business culture are sometimes indistinguishable? What are their experiences and perceptions around business drinking culture and their career aspirations?

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