Gladys Chicharro is an ethnologist and sinologist, lecturer in the department of education sciences at the University of Paris 8 (EX PERI CE Laboratory). Her research focuses on issues of education, transmission, and childhood in urban China. She has notably published le Fardeau des petits empereurs. Une génération d’enfants uniques en Chine (2010). Several of his articles or book chapters also focus on the learning and writing practices of the young ones.