|Notes on contributors ix|
|List of tables xii|
|1. ||Contesting gender narratives, 1970- 20001|
Mina Roces & Louise Edwards
|The development narrative and globalisation ||6|
|'Being women' in Asia 1970-2000||10|
|Focus on the Asian woman: 1970-2000 and beyond ||12|
|2. ||Becoming modern in Malaysia: women at the end of the twentieth|
|Class, state and gender in the new Malaysia||20|
|Family and domesticity ||25|
|Politics, religion and nation ||30|
|References and recommended readings ||34|
|3. ||The status of women in a patriarchal state: the case of Singapore39|
|Changes in women's lives ||40|
|The patriarchal state and women's status ||43|
|The women's movement in Singapore||52|
|References and recommended readings ||55|
|4. ||Women in the People's Republic of China: new challenges|
to the grand gender narrative59
|Building China's socialist modernity ||60|
|Dismantling socialism and consequences for women ||63|
|Representatives of women: the Women's Federation ||64|
|Politics in the communist state ||68|
|Problems in paid employment ||70|
|Women and population control ||73|
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Book title: Women in Asia:Tradition, Modernity and Globalisation.
Contributors: Louise Edwards - Author, Mina Roces - Author.
Publisher: Allen & Unwin.
Place of publication: St. Leonards, N.S.W..
Publication year: 2000.
Page number: Not available.
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