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Women in Hong Kong

Author: Veronica Pearson; Benjamin K P Leung
Publisher: Hong Kong ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1995.
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Despite the post-war economic boom that brought Hong Kong into the rank of wealthy societies, gender discrimination is still widespread in the territory. These essays discuss aspects of gender  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Women in Hong Kong.
Hong Kong ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1995
(OCoLC)655132750
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Veronica Pearson; Benjamin K P Leung
ISBN: 0195859545 9780195859546 0195859561 9780195859560
OCLC Number: 32090090
Description: xvii, 301 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Women and social change : the impact of industrialization on women in Hong Kong / Benjamin K.P. Leung --
Women and work : opportunities and experiences / Thomas W.P. Wong --
Bringing women back in : family change in Hong Kong / Ng Chung-hung --
Women and education in Hong Kong / Choi Po-king --
Political participation / Terry T. Lui --
New territories inheritance law : colonization and the Élites / Carol Jones --
Women and crime in Hong Kong / Jon Vagg --
Women, health, and medicine / Linda C.L. Koo --
Business and pleasure : aspects of the commercial sex industry / Veronica Pearson and Rose Y.M. Yu --
Women's movement at the crossroads / Tsang Gar-yin.
Responsibility: edited by Veronica Pearson, Benjamin K.P. Leung.
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..".this is a useful sourcebook which provides a wealth of information about women in contemporary Hong Kong."--Transcultural Psychiatric Research Review

 
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