Routledge Handbook of East Asian Gender Studies

1st Edition

Jieyu Liu, Junko Yamashita

Published December 11, 2019
Reference - 436 Pages - 39 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138959897 - CAT# Y207135

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The Routledge Handbook of East Asian Gender Studies presents up-to-date theoretical and conceptual developments in key areas of the field, taking a multi-disciplinary and comparative approach.

Featuring contributions by leading scholars of Gender Studies to provide a cutting-edge overview of the field, this handbook includes examples from China, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and Hong Kong and covers the following themes:

    • theorising gender relations;
    • women’s and feminist movements;
    • work, care and migration;
    • family and intergenerational relationships;
    • cultural representation;
    • masculinity; and
    • state, militarism and gender.

This handbook is essential reading for scholars and students of Gender and Women’s Studies, as well as East Asian societies, social policy and culture.

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