Chinese Feminism Faces Globalization

Chinese Feminism Faces Globalization


  • Author : Sharon Wesoky
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-09-05
  • Genre: Social Science
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781136711558

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Chinese Feminism Faces Globalization Book Description :
Examining Chinese domestic as well as international circumstances surrounding the emergence of an independent women's movement in Beijing in the 1990s, this book seeks to explain how such a movement could have arisen after the repression of student activists in Tiananmen Square in 1989. It also places this emergence in the context of theories of social movements, civil society and globalization....

The Question of Women in Chinese Feminism

The Question of Women in Chinese Feminism


  • Author : Tani Barlow
  • Publisher : Duke University Press
  • Release Date : 2004-03-25
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
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  • ISBN 10 : 0822332701

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The Question of Women in Chinese Feminism Book Description :
DIVBarlow documents the history of “woman” as a category in twentieth century Chinese history, tracing the question of gender through various phases in the literary career of Ding Ling, a major modern Chinese writer./div...

Chinese vs  Western Perspectives

Chinese vs Western Perspectives


  • Author : Jinghao Zhou
  • Publisher : Lexington Books
  • Release Date : 2013-12-04
  • Genre: Political Science
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  • ISBN 10 : 9780739180464

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Chinese vs Western Perspectives Book Description :
China is on the rise in the globalized world. The relationship between China and the United States has become the most important global issue in the twenty-first century. It is urgent to understand what is happening in China and where China is heading. However, there are many misconceptions about China in the West, which affect Westerners’ ability to objectively understand China, and, ultimately influence the making of foreign policy toward China. The author attempts to challenge the misconceptions coming from both Western societies and China, and offer an integrated picture of contemporary China through systematically examining the major aspects of contemporary Chinese society and culture with the most recent data, and presents convincing argument...

The Bible and the Gun

The Bible and the Gun


  • Author : Joseph Tse-Hei Lee
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-02-04
  • Genre: History
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781317794622

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The Bible and the Gun Book Description :
This book takes a new look at the impacts of Christianity in the late-nineteenth-century China. Using American Baptist and English Presbyterian examples in Guangdong province, it examines the scale of Chinese conversions, the creation of Christian villages, and the power relations between Christians and non-Christians, and between different Christian denominations. This book is based on a very comprehensive foundation of data. By supplementing the Protestant missionary and Chinese archival materials with fieldwork data that were collected in several Christian villages, this study not only highlights the inner dynamics of Chinese Christianity but also explores a variety of crisis management strategies employed by missionaries, Christian converts, fore...

China Review International

China Review International


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  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: China
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  • ISBN 10 : MINN:31951P00937385P

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Women in Asia  Redefining working women

Women in Asia Redefining working women


  • Author : Louise P. Edwards
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre: Feminism
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  • ISBN 10 : 0415445272

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Women in Asia Redefining working women Book Description :
Volume III ('Health and Sexuality') brings together the best-and most influential-scholarship on contentious themes such as the increasing imbalance in sex ratios in the region as a result of female infanticide, sex-selective abortions, and the kidnapping of wives. Research gathered in this volume also covers reproductive health; violence against women (e.g. female genital mutilation, dowry burnings, and honour killings); same-sex attraction and diverse gender identity; and medicine and health care (including work on traditional medicine and mental-health problems specific to women in the region, such as the high suicide rates in China and South Asia). The material collected in Volume IV ('Constructions of the Feminine') focuses on women in the famil...

Remaking China s Public Philosophy and Chinese Women s Liberation

Remaking China s Public Philosophy and Chinese Women s Liberation


  • Author : Jinghao Zhou
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Political Science
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  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105123592334

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Remaking China s Public Philosophy and Chinese Women s Liberation Book Description :
Views women's liberation as a comprehensive project and part of the process of China's democratization by using the prism of public philosophy to examine Chinese women's liberation in a global context....

Reconceiving Women s Equality in China

Reconceiving Women s Equality in China


  • Author : Lijun Yuan
  • Publisher : Lexington Books
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Social Science
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  • ISBN 10 : UVA:X004907029

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Reconceiving Women s Equality in China Book Description :
According to the author, the subordination of Chinese women continued under different models of sex equality in China in twentieth century. In Reconceiving Women's Equality in China Lijun Yuan discusses and assesses four models of women's equality: first, the traditional Confucian view of women which advocates that women's role is to follow and support men; second, the liberal feminist idea of formal equality for women introduced into China at the beginning of the twentieth century, which is anti-Confucian and advocates women's equal rights in education, law, and employment; third, Mao's view of women's equality in production, calling for substantive equality between men and women; finally, the idea of equal opportunity in the economic transformation...