A Path Toward Gender Equality: State Feminism in Japan - East Asia: History, Politics, Sociology and Culture (Hardback)Yoshie Kobayashi (author)
Hardback 232 Pages / Published: 13/05/2004
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The first study of state feminism in a non-western nation state, this volume focuses on the activities and roles of the Women's Bureau of the Ministry of Labor in post-World War II Japan. While state feminism theory possesses a strong capability to examine state-society relationships in terms of feminist policymaking, it tends to neglect a state's activity in improving women's status and rights in non-western nations where the feminist movements are apathetic or antagonistic to the state and where the state also creates a vertical relationship with feminist groups.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 232
Weight: 431 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 mm
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