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Author Sen, Krishna, 1954-

Title Gender and Power in Affluent Asia
Published London : Routledge, 1998
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Description 1 online resource (338 pages)
Series The new rich in Asia
New rich in Asia series.
Contents Book Cover; Title; Contents; List of figures; List of tables; Notes on contributors; Preface; Acknowledgments; Theorising gender, power and modernity in affluent Asia; Indonesian women at work: reframing the subject; Love and sex in an Indonesian mining town; Sex, gender and the making of the new Malay middle classes; Between compliance and resistance: women and the middle-class way of life in Singapore; 'Flower vase and housewife': women and consumerism in post-Mao China; Chinese cultural revivalism: changing gender constructions in the Yangtze River delta
Vietnam's women in the renovation era'Dutiful daughters', estranged sisters: women in Thailand; The gendering of post-war Philippine politics; Index
Summary Gender and Power in Affluent Asia is the first major study to analyse the relationships between gender and power which have accompanied the rise of Asian affluence
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Middle class women -- Southeast Asia.
Middle class -- Southeast Asia.
Sex role -- Southeast Asia.
Women in development -- Southeast Asia.
Women -- Southeast Asia -- Economic conditions.
Women -- Southeast Asia -- Social conditions.
Form Electronic book
Author Stivens, Maila.
ISBN 0203446828 (electronic bk.)
0415164710 (hb ; alk. paper)
0415164729 (pb ; alk. paper)
9780203446829 (electronic bk.)
9780415164719 (hb ; alk. paper)
9780415164726 (pb ; alk. paper)