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In the People's Republic of China , the case of Dalian University 's Centre for Gender Studies, established in 2000, demonstrates that the entry point has been one with a calculated strategy, ‘infiltrating' mainstream disciplines through elective courses and research, and forging alliances with like-minded colleagues who had undergone training in feminist theory offered, as well, by the Centre for Gender Studies. At the Institute of Journalism and Communication of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences in Beijing , there is no institutional base for WS/GS yet.


However, there is one professor who does research on gender, communication and journalism, supervises post-graduate students on these themes, and conducts courses on feminist media studies. Other tertiary education institutions in China have established WS/GS research centres, such as Peking University , Sun Yat Sen University , Fudan University and Yunnan University . Many members of these centres face similar problems, such as having little or no resources, and having to do WS/GS as an extra workload. Institutions connected to the All China Women's Federation seem to fare relatively better, for example, the Chinese Women's College in Beijing , which has a Women's Studies Department. Most of the centres however lack access to official funding, as well as teaching, research and library resources outside of the country.


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