Women in Asia: Tradition, Modernity and Globalisation

By Mina Roces; Louise Edwards | Go to book overview

Contents
Notes on contributors ix
List of tables xii
Acknowledgements xiii
1. Contesting gender narratives, 1970- 20001
Mina Roces & Louise Edwards
The development narrative and globalisation 6
'Being women' in Asia 1970-200010
Focus on the Asian woman: 1970-2000 and beyond 12
References 15
2. Becoming modern in Malaysia: women at the end of the twentieth
century
16
Maila Stivens
The new Malaysia 17
Class, state and gender in the new Malaysia20
Family and domesticity 25
Rural women 28
Politics, religion and nation 30
Conclusion 32
Notes 32
References and recommended readings 34
3. The status of women in a patriarchal state: the case of Singapore39
Jasmine Chan
Changes in women's lives 40
The patriarchal state and women's status 43
The women's movement in Singapore52
Conclusion 54
Notes 55
References and recommended readings 55
4. Women in the People's Republic of China: new challenges
to the grand gender narrative
59
Louise Edwards
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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