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Asia's new mothers crafting gender roles and childcare networks in east and southeast Asian societies

Ochiai Molony Staff Corporate Author Emiko Ochiai; Barbara Molony

2008

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  • Title:
    Asia's new mothers crafting gender roles and childcare networks in east and southeast Asian societies
  • Author: Ochiai Molony Staff Corporate Author
  • Emiko Ochiai; Barbara Molony
  • Description: Table of Contents; Preface; List of Contributors; List of Plates; 1. Researching Gender and Childcare in Contemporary Asia; 2. Gender Roles and Childcare Networks in East and Southeast Asian Societies; 3. A Comparative Study of Childcare and Motherhood in South Korea and Japan; 4. Korean Women's Life Courses and Self Perceptions: Isomorphism of "Family Centeredness"; 5. Housewifization and Changes in Women's Life Course in Bangkok; 6. Modern Population Trends, M-Curve Labor-Force Participation and the Family; 7. Foreign Domestic Workers in Singapore
    8. The Birth of the Housewife in Contemporary Asia: New Mothers in the Era of Globalization9. Afterword; Bibliography; Index; Plates
    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.
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Publisher: Folkestone England : Global Oriental
  • Format: 1 online resource (248 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-281-90648-4;ISBN 9786611906481;ISBN 90-04-21314-7
  • Subjects: Mothers -- East Asia; Mothers -- Southeast Asia; Sex role -- East Asia; Sex role -- Southeast Asia; Child care -- East Asia; Child care -- Southeast Asia; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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