Asia's New Mothers: Crafting gender roles and childcare networks in East and Southeast Asian societies

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Asia's New Mothers: Crafting gender roles and childcare networks in East and Southeast Asian societies

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Through a focus on childcare, this offers a comparative regional analysis unique in English-language sources of changing gender roles in Asia. Taking into consideration the historical and cultural differences and similarities among the societies in the region, the authors employ indepth researches of people’s everyday experiences., Through a focus on childcare, this offers a comparative regional analysis unique in English-language sources of changing gender roles in Asia. Taking into consideration the historical and cultural differences and similarities among the societies in the region, the authors employ indepth researches of people’s everyday experiences.

ISBN

9789004213142

Publication Date

2008

Publisher

Brill

Keywords

East and Southeast Asia, Mothers, children, gender roles, Singapore, China, Taiwan, South Korea, Barbara Molony, Thailand, Emiko Ochiai, Asia, Japan

Disciplines

Asian Studies | Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Asia's New Mothers: Crafting gender roles and childcare networks in East and Southeast Asian societies

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