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Author Nadeau, Kathleen M
Title Women's Roles in Asia : Women's Roles in Asia
Imprint Westport : ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2013
©2013
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Descript 1 online resource (234 pages)
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Series Women's Roles Through History Ser
Women's Roles Through History Ser
Note Cover -- Half-title -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Series Foreword -- Acknowledgments -- Chronology -- Introduction -- STEREOTYPING OF ASIAN WOMEN -- WHEN THE COLONIZERS CAME, WOMEN'S WORLDS CHANGED -- ORGANIZATION OF THE BOOK -- NOTES -- 1. Women and Religion -- WOMEN IN HINDUISM -- WOMEN IN BUDDHISM -- WOMEN IN CONFUCIANISM -- INDIA'S DEVADASI AND COURTESANS -- THAILAND'S CONCUBINES AND SECOND WIVES -- CHINA'S CONCUBINES AND SECOND WIVES -- OUTCASTING OF KOREAN FEMALE SHAMANS -- WITCHLORE IN SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST ASIA -- SHAMANIC HEALERS AND CONCEPTS OF BEAUTY IN THE PHILIPPINES -- ASIAN CHRISTIAN LIBERATION THEOLOGY -- ENGAGED BUDDHISM IN SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST ASIA -- AN ECO-FEMINIST APPROACH TO WOMEN'S LIBERATION -- NOTES -- 2. Women and Work -- AGRARIAN CHANGE AND GENDER DYNAMICS -- GLOBALIZATION AND FEMALE EMPLOYMENT -- FEMINIZATION OF MIGRATION (CONTRACT WORKERS IN THE GULF STATES) -- PROSTITUTION -- GLOBALIZATION: INFLUX OF THE CALL CENTERS -- WOMEN AND WORK TODAY -- NOTES -- 3. Women and Family -- HISTORICAL FAMILY KINSHIP -- GIRLS -- India -- China -- Korea -- Japan -- TWENTIETH-CENTURY EDUCATION -- MARRIAGE -- Dowry -- PREGNANCY AND DAUGHTERS -- RAISING CHILDREN TODAY -- WIDOWS -- THE PERSISTENCE OF ASIAN FAMILY SYSTEMS -- NOTES -- SUGGESTED READING -- 4. Women and Politics -- WOMEN'S MOVEMENTS AND PARTICIPATION IN POLITICS -- India -- China -- Korea -- Philippines -- Japan -- Sri Lanka -- Thailand -- Pakistan -- Afghanistan -- Nepal -- Bangladesh -- FEMALE POLITICAL LEADERS OF ASIA -- India -- The Philippines -- Pakistan -- Bangladesh -- WOMEN LEADERS TODAY -- NOTES -- SUGGESTED READING -- 5. Women and Literature -- MYTH AND LITERATURE -- LITERATURE OF EAST ASIA -- LITERATURE OF SOUTH ASIA -- Nepal -- India -- Pakistan -- Bangladesh -- LITERATURE OF THE DIASPORA -- NOTES -- SUGGESTED READING
6. Women and Cultural Change -- POVERTY AND MIGRATION -- TRANSNATIONAL MARRIAGE AND TOURISM -- WOMEN'S AGENCY IN THE NEW MILLENNIUM -- WOMEN'S NONGOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS AND MOBILIZATION -- NOTES -- Glossary -- Selected Bibliography -- Index -- About the Authors
This insightful book examines women's lives across Asia, challenging typical stereotypes and providing a fresh look at the changing role of women in various regions of the vast continent
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Nadeau, Kathleen M. Women's Roles in Asia : Women's Roles in Asia Westport : ABC-CLIO, LLC,c2013 9780313397486
Subject Women - Asia - Social conditions
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Alt Author Rayamajhi, Sangita
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