Динамика гендерных репрезентаций в интернет-общении (на материале китайского языка)
The article describes changes in the vision of gender of the Chinese that takes place nowadays due to globalization and the increased role of the feminist movement in the world. The article aims to describe words and phrases that reflect the contemporary gender vision of native Chinese speakers as well as to analyze the influence of global agenda on the formation of ideas about femininity and masculinity. The paper reviewes the theoretical studies of Chinese scientists in the field of gender linguistics, determines the areas in which the influence of Western theories is most significant. The article describes the social status of men and women in three main periods: pre-imperial and imperial China, communist China in the 20th century, modern China in the 21st century. However the main focus of the article is on the modern Chinese language, as there is the lack of studies in this field. Gender representations presented in the Xinhua Internet Dictionary （新华 网络 语言 词典） and the online dictionary 小鸡 词典 were selected as the research material. We selected words and set phrases containing such characters as 女 "woman" and 男 "man", studied their description provided by vocabulary entries, reviewed gender representation in media.