Women Of Japan & Korea: Continuity and Change

Women Of Japan & Korea: Continuity and Change

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ISBN-13: 9781439900963
Publisher: Temple University Press
Publication date: 01/30/2009
Series: Women In The Political Economy
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Joyce Gelb is Professor of Political Science and Director of the Program in Women's Studies and the Center for Research on Women in Society at the Graduate Center, City University of New York.

Table of Contents

Contents PREFACE 1 Introduction I JAPANESE WOMEN 2 Women and the Family in Transition in Postindustrial Japan 3 Women's Education and Gender Roles in Japan 4 Abortion and Women's Reproductive Rights: The State of Japanese Women, 1945-1991 5 Women Workers in Japan: Past, Present, Future 6 Obstacles and Opportunities: Women and Political Participation in Japan 7 A Short History of the Feminist Movement in Japan II KOREAN WOMEN 8 Status of the Family and Motherhood for Korean Women 9 Overcoming Confucian Barriers: Changing Educational Opportunities for Women in Korea 10 Korean Women's Groups Organize for Change 11 Women Workers in a Changing Korean Society 12 Agenda for Social Reform: Women's Political Participation in South Korea 13 Feminism in a Confucian Society: The Women's Movement in Korea ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTORS INDEX

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Women of Japan and Korea: Continuity and Change 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Though Book needs to be updated as south korea just elected a woman president , daughter of former president park chung hee