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Gender politics in the Asia-Pacific region

Gender politics in the Asia-Pacific region

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- Asia -- Social conditions -- 20th century,
  • Women -- Pacific Area -- Social conditions -- 20th century,
  • Women -- Asia -- Political activity,
  • Women -- Pacific Area -- Political activity

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index

    Statementedited by Brenda S.A. Yeoh, Peggy Teo and Shirlena Huang
    Series Routledge international studies of women and place -- 2
    ContributionsYeoh, Brenda S. A, Teo, Peggy, Huang, Shirlena
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 232 p. :
    Number of Pages232
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17051492M
    ISBN 10041520660X

    An inspired and inspirational book - it would be a valuable addition to both feminist IR reading lists as well as mainstream ones. Reading gender through and in global politics, this book tells us a great deal about the powerful, intricate and intimate workings of contemporary global politics.". ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: ix, pages ; 24 cm. Contents: Introduction: gender politics and the reimagining of human rights in the Asia-Pacific / Maila Stivens --Sexual violence, silence, and human rights discourse: the emergence of the military prostitution issue / Vera Mackie --The state and the women's movement: instabilities in the discourse of.

    Gender equality in Asia and the Pacific. Currently, the Asia-Pacific region’s record on gender equality remains unsatisfactory despite progress in key areas in some countries. Deep-rooted structural inequalities and discriminatory gender stereotypes continue to limit women’s full and equal participation in the social, economic and political. Asia Pacific are used in this book, and then examine the historical context of international politics in Asia Pacific, and some of the major features of con-temporary Asia Pacific. At the end of the chapter there is an overview of the plan of the book. Defining International Politics and Asia Pacific International Politics.

    Download book Youth Media And Culture In The Asia Pacific Region. PDF book with title Youth Media And Culture In The Asia Pacific Region by Usha M. Rodrigues suitable to read on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Available in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format.   This handbook is currently in development, with individual articles publishing online in advance of print publication. At this time, we cannot add information about unpublished articles in this handbook, however the table of contents will continue to grow as additional articles pass through the review process and are added to the site. Please note that the online publication date for this.


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The countries profiled include China, India, Japan, Indonesia, and Thailand. This collection offers a range of cultural studies perspectives on the ways gender and modernity intersect in media produced in the Asia-Pacific region.

It spans different ideas about modernity in the region, different approaches to cultural analysis, and different media forms: from Taiwanese lifestyle television to avant-garde Indian cinema, from the emergence of a Chinese youth culture in.

Women, Work and Care in the Asia-Pacific 1st Edition. Marian Baird, Michele Ford, Elizabeth Hill Janu This book provides a comparative analysis of the social, economic, industrial and migration dynamics that structure women’s paid work and unpaid care work experience in the Asia-Pacific region.

of sex-disaggregated data3 and statistics that make gender inequalities visible, especially around issues pertinent to inclusive and sustainable development, has resulted in an incomplete picture of women’s economic, political and social situations in the Asia-Pacific region.

Amidst the unevenness and unpredictability of change in the Asia-Pacific region, women's lives are being transformed. This volume takes up the challenge of exploring the ways in which women are active players, collaborators, participants, leaders and resistors in the politics of change in the region.

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Targeted policies to achieve more women’s equality in Asia-Pacific economies could add $ trillion to the region’s combined annual gross domestic product byor 12 percent better than. The biennial Digital Review of Asia Pacific is a comprehensive guide to the state-of-practice and trends in information and communication technologies for development (ICTD) in the Asia Pacific region.

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Toward Gender Equality in East Asia and the Pacific: A Companion to the World Development Report; Across the East Asia and Pacific region, female-headed households own less land than male-headed households.

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