Gender Politics in the Asia-Pacific Region

  • Citation: Yeoh, Brenda S. A., Peggy. Teo, and Shirlena. Huang. “Gender Politics in the Asia-Pacific Region.” London ;: Routledge, 2002.
    • Topics:
    • Human Rights
    • Keywords:
    • women's agencies and activisms
    • Asia-Pacific region

Amidst the unevenness and unpredictability of change in the Asia-Pacific region, women’s lives are being transformed. This volume takes up the challenge of exploring the ways in which women are active players, collaborators, participants, leaders and resistors in the politics of change in the region. The editors focus attention on the politics of gender as a mobilizing centre for identities, and the ways in which individualized identity politics may be linked to larger collective emancipatory projects based on shared interests, practical needs, or common threats.

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