Gender Politics in Asia: Women Manoeuvring with Dominant Gender Orders

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Wil Burghoorn, Kazuki Iwanaga, Cecilia Milwertz & Qi Wang (eds)
2008

This book demonstrates the great diversity in gender politics and women’s strategies to negotiate and change gender relations individually or collectively. It examines cultural complexities of gender by focusing on gender politics in Asia, with case studis from China, Japan, Singapore, the Philippines, Thailand and Malaysia. It examines multiple aspects of gender politics (dress, healing, religious ordination, NGO activism, etc.), bringing to bear interdisciplinary approaches of inquiry based on in-depth empirical data.

Gender Politics in Asia: Women Manoeuvring with Dominant Gender Orders