Gender and Change in Hong Kong
Author : Eliza Wing-Yee Lee
Publisher : UBC Press
Total Pages : 224
Release : 2011-11-01
ISBN 10 : 9780774841900
ISBN 13 : 0774841907
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Gender and Change in Hong Kong Book Description:

Gender and Change in Hong Kong analyzes women's changing identities and agencies amidst the complex interaction of three important forces, namely, globalization, postcolonialism, and Chinese patriarchy. The chapters examine the issues from a number of perspectives to consider legal changes, political participation, the situation of working-class and professional women, sexuality, religion, and international migration.


Gender and Change in Hong Kong
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Gender and Change in Hong Kong analyzes women's changing identities and agencies amidst the complex interaction of three important forces, namely, globalization
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