Gender and family in East Asia
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AbstractThe on-going reconfiguration of geo-political and economic forces across the globe has created a new institutional and moral environment for East Asian family life and gender dynamics. Indeed, modernisation in East Asia has brought about increases in women's education levels and participation in the labour force, a delay in marriage age, lower birth rates, and smaller family size. And yet, despite the process of modernization, traditional systems such as Confucianism and patriarchal rules, continue to shape gender politics and family relationships in East Asia.
All Author(s) ListMaria Tam S., Ching Angela Wong W., Wang D.
Year2014
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Pages1 - 246
ISBN9781315880464
LanguagesEnglish-United Kingdom

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