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Young women in China

Margaret Rau

Young women in China

by Margaret Rau

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Enslow Publishers in Hillside, N.J., U.S.A .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China
    • Subjects:
    • Young women -- China -- Social conditions -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Rural women -- China -- Social conditions -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Sex discrimination -- China -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Women"s rights -- China -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Women -- China -- Social conditions.,
    • China -- Social conditions.

    • About the Edition

      Explores social, economic, and political influences on the lifestyle of today"s young Chinese women.

      Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementMargaret Rau.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1767 .R38 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination160 p. :
      Number of Pages160
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2053162M
      ISBN 100894901702
      LC Control Number88031045

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      Chinese Women and Economic Human Rights By Lisa Fry Women’s human rights in China have an intriguing history and a challenging present. In ancient China, Confucianism espoused the virtues of silent women who stayed at home. During the Maoist period, on the other hand, gender equality was prioritized by the state, and women were equallyFile Size: KB.   Joyce Carol Oates. Joyce Carol Oates, Clout: Won a National Book Award and Nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. Since her debut in , Joyce Carol Oates has published over fifty novels Author: Avril David.

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