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Paul J. Bailey - Women and Gender in Twentieth-Century China (Gender and History) - 9780230577763 - V9780230577763
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Women and Gender in Twentieth-Century China (Gender and History)

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Description for Women and Gender in Twentieth-Century China (Gender and History) Hardcover. A narrative and analytical account of Chinese women's experiences during the twentieth century. Synthesizing and incorporating the latest research, Paul J. Bailey assesses in particular the impact of political, cultural and social change in Chinese women's lives, and explores the evolution of gender discourses during this period. Series: Gender and History. Num Pages: 208 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 3JJ; HBJF; HBLW; HBTB; JFSJ1. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 234 x 156 x 15. Weight in Grams: 452.
Paul J. Bailey provides the first analytical study in English of Chinese women's experiences during China's turbulent twentieth century. Incorporating the very latest specialized research, and drawing upon Chinese cinema and autobiographical memoirs, this fascinating narrative account: - Explores the impact of political, social and cultural change on women's lives, and how Chinese women responded to such developments - Charts the evolution of gender discourses during this period - Illuminates both change and continuity in gender discourse and practice Approachable and authoritative, this is an essential overview for students, teachers and scholars of gender history, and anyone with ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
208
Condition
New
Series
Gender and History
Number of Pages
208
Place of Publication
, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780230577763
SKU
V9780230577763
Shipping Time
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Ref
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About Paul J. Bailey
PAUL BAILEY is professor of Modern Chinese History at the University of Durham, UK. He previously taught at Lingnan College, Hong Kong, and the University of Edinburgh, UK. His previous publications include Gender and Education in China (2007) and China in the Twentieth Century (2001).

Reviews for Women and Gender in Twentieth-Century China (Gender and History)
'Bailey draws on, and synthesizes, a wealth of scholarship produced on gender in modern China over the last few decades. Easy to read and full of very interesting examples, this is an accessible and informative text.' - Emily Honig, University of California, Santa Cruz, USA

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