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Women in the new Taiwan: gender roles and gender consciousness in a changing society

Author: Farris, Catherine ; Lee, Anru ; Rubinstein, Murray A.Series: Taiwan in the modern world ; East gate bookPublisher: Sharpe, 2004.Language: EnglishDescription: 390 p. : Ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0765608146Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Includes bibliographical references and index


Women in the New Taiwan Gender Roles and Gender Consciousness in a Changing Society Contents Introduction Catherine S.P. Farris, Anru Lee, and Murray A. Rubinstein vii Part I: Gender in Historical Perspective 1. What Can Feminist Theory Do for the Study of Chinese History? A Brief Review of Scholarship in the United States Susan Mann 3 2. Sons and Mothers: Demographic Realities and the Chinese Culture of Hsiao Ping-chen Hsiung 14 3. An Island of Beautiful Women: The Discourse on Gender in Ch'ing Travel Accounts of Taiwan Emma Teng 41 59 4. From Shanghai to Taipei: Exile and Identity Sue Gronewold 5. Imagining "New Women," Imagining Modernity: Gender Rhetoric in Colonial Taiwan Hsin-yi Lu 76 Part II: Gender and Social Interaction in Contemporary Taiwan 6. Between Filial Daughter and Loyal Sister: Global Economy and Family Politics in Taiwan Anru Lee 7. Internationalizing Women's Magazines in Taiwan Fang-chih Irene Yang 101 120 8. Should Women Get Equal Pay for Equal Work? Taiwanese Men's Attitudes in 1963 and 1991 Robert M. Marsh 149 V vi 9. Carousing and Masculinity: The Cultural Production of Gender in Taiwan Avron Boretz 171 10. The Blue Whirlwind Strikes Below the Belt: Male Sexuality, Gender Politics, and the Viagra Craze in Taiwan Paul E. Festa 199 Part III: Feminisms and Cultural Critique 11. Transcribing Feminism: Taiwanese Women's Experiences Hwei-syin Lu 12. Lu 223 Hsiu-lien and the Origins of Taiwanese Feminism, 1944-1977 244 Murray A. Rubinstein 13. The Story of Power and Desire: A Brighter Summer Day Yu-hsiu Liu 278 14. Between Bosses and Workers: The Dilemma of a Keen Observer and a Vocal Feminist Ping-chun Hsiung 295 15. Feminist A rt in Taiwan: Textures of Reality and Dreams Richard C. Kagan 310 Conclusion 16. Women's Liberation Under "East Asian Modernity" in China and Taiwan: Historical, Cultural, and Comparative Perspectives Catherine S.P. Farris 325 377 381 About the Editors and Contributors Index

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