Beijing Women Organizing for Change: A New Wave of the Chinese Women’s Movement

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Cecilia Nathansen Milwertz 2011 Independent and quasi-independent organizing in China really began earliest in the women’s community but the importance of this 15-year experience has not been documented adequately. The book first introduces the emergence since the mid-1980s of new

Beyond the Singapore Girl: Discourses of Gender and Nation in Singapore

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Chris Hudson 2013 The branding of Singapore International Airlines with the image of a beautiful, petite and servile ‘Oriental’ woman dressed in figure-hugging sarong-kebaya is one of the world’s longest running and most successful advertising campaigns. But this image does

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