Gender and Change in Hong Kong: Globalization, Postcolonialism, and Chinese Patriarchy

  • Citation: Lee, Eliza Wing-Yee, ed. Gender and change in Hong Kong: globalization, postcolonialism, and Chinese patriarchy. UBC Press, 2011.
    • Topics:
    • IR Theories
    • Keywords:
    • East Asia
    • Chinese patriarchy
    • postcolonialism
    • globalization
    • Hong Kong women
    • entrepreneurial women

Gender and Change in Hong Kong analyzes women’s changing identities and agencies amidst the complex interaction of three important forces, namely, globalization, postcolonialism, and Chinese patriarchy. The chapters examine the issues from a number of perspectives to consider legal changes, political participation, the situation of working-class and professional women, sexuality, religion, and international migration.

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