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Author Bailey, Paul John, 1950-

Title Women and gender in twentieth-century China / Paul J. Bailey.

Imprint Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.

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Description vi, 202 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Gender and history
Gender and history (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm))
Summary "A narrative and analytical account of Chinese women's experiences during the twentieth century. Synthesizing and incorporating the latest research, Paul J. Bailey assesses in particular the impact of political, cultural and social change in Chinese women's lives, and explores the evolution of gender discourses during this period."--Publisher's website.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 171-194) and index.
Contents Women in pre-twentieth century China -- Reform, nationalism and the 'woman question' (1897-1912) -- Gender discourses in the early Republic -- 'A world turned upside down': mobilising women for the revolution -- Women in the city and countryside before 1949 -- The new Communist state and marriage reform in the 1950's: 'public patriarchy' in practice? -- 'Women hold up half the sky': the Great Leap Forward and the cultural revolution -- Women and socio-economic change in the post-Mao era.
Subject Women -- China -- History -- 20th century.
Women -- China -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Added Title Women and gender in 20th-century China
ISBN 9780230577763 (hardback)
0230577768 (hardback)
9780230577770 (pbk.)
0230577776 (pbk.)