Further reading

Dwyer, D. (1986) ‘Land use and regional planning problems in the New Territories of Hong Kong’, Geographical Journal 152 (6): 232-42.
Dwyer, D. and Sit, V. (1986) ‘Small-scale industries and problems of urban and regional planning: a Hong Kong case study’, Third World Planning Review 8 (2): 99-119.

Fuchs, R. J., Jones, G. W. and Pernia, E. M. (1987) Urbanization and Urban Policies in Pacific Asia, London: Westview Press. (Sixteen essays by various authors covering urban population growth, provision of services, transportation and decentralization.)

Jones, G. (1988) ‘Urbanization trends in Southeast Asia’, Journal of Southeast Asian Studies 19 (1): 137-54.

Chapter 9
1 What was the status of women in Pacific Asia in the pre-colonial period?
2 Why did this situation generally decline during the colonial period?
3 Has the shift in factory work improved the status of women to any extent?
4 Are there any differences between socialist and non-socialist states in terms of women’s role in development?
5 In what ways have women been incorporated into urban growth other than through factory work?

Further reading

Fawcett, J., Khoo, S.-E. and Smith, P. (eds) (1984) Women in the Cities of Asia, Boulder , Colorado: Westview Press.

Hsu, A. and Pannell, C. (1982) ‘Urbanization and residential structure in Taiwan’, Pacific Viewpoint 23 (1): 22-52.

IBG Women and Geography Study Group (1984) Geography and Gender, London: Hutchinson.

Momsen, J. (1991) Women and Development, London: Routledge.
Momsen, J. and Townsend, J. (1987) Geography and Gender in the Third World, London: Hutchinson.

Townsend, J. and Townsend A. (1988) ‘Teaching gender north-south’, Geography 73 (3): 193-201.


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