Western women in popular Shanghai imagination (a Western woman’s perspective)

In Shanghai advertising, chances are the good mother or cutesy girlfriend will be Chinese, while sexually charged ads (i.e. for lingerie) featuring aggressive wanton hussies invariably use white women. After a year in Shanghai, one 老外女子 reflects on the relationship between race and gender and on being a white woman in China: Peter Hessler and laowai nuzi

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