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Featured Title: Women’s Movements in Asia

“Experts in analyzing gender issues offer this unique comparative analysis of the evolution of ‘national essence feminism’ in the context of global feminism. To find out how the women’s movement in twelve Asian nations have fought for bodily autonomy, participation in politics and religion, new definitions of womanhood, changed family relations and much more – this book is the best (indeed the only) one to read.” -- Chilla Bulbeck Professor emerita and visiting research fellow, The University of Adelaide, Australia

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Written by leading international experts, this book provides an overview of the history and current context of feminism in 12 Asian countries. This breadth of coverage, together with suggestions for further study, and an integrated cross-national timeline makes Women's Movements in Asia ideal for use on courses looking at women and feminism in Asia.

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  1. Women's Movements in Asia

    Feminisms and Transnational Activism

    Edited by Mina Roces, Louise Edwards

    Women's Movements in Asia is a comprehensive study of women’s activism across Asia. With chapters written by leading international experts, it provides a full overview of the history of feminism, as well as the current context of the women’s movement in 12 countries: the Philippines, China,...

    Published May 19th 2010 by Routledge