In the book, a 25-year-old high-ranking civil servant advocates joint registration, and received a crying call from her boyfriend's mother, saying her achievements. To make them feel insecure about the marriage, the property must be registered only for the son. Based on the hukou system, the stability of local life depends on real estate. The unspoken rule of only registering the male side greatly reduces the negotiating position of women in marriage.
Even women with extremely high incomes have very little chips for divorce. Fang, he couldn’t have threatened me like that,” said a 31-year-old Beijing professional lawyer who was divorced due to violence in the book. Can the law save this inequality? The amendment to the "New Marriage Law", which hit the road this year, instead stipulates that the division of real whatsapp list estate does not look at the "registered name on the real estate certificate" during divorce, but instead looks at the "investor at the time of purchase", which is the unspoken rule that the entire family contributes money to buy a house for male juniors. Legal basis for male exclusive property.
Shen Xiuhua, a scholar who focuses on Chinese gender family research, found that after the market reform and opening up, class mobility in Chinese society still depends on individuals, and most people are mobilized by highly intimate relationships (that is, marriage) to become the urban middle class. For young women who "should not be single" and are excluded from real estate, how can they obtain a better life by themselves when their education, income and major cannot guarantee upward mobility? Only by marriage. The essential meaning of marriage to contemporary Chinese women is this, and it is the petri dish of the "PUA Tianwangsao Training Camp".