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- ix, 308 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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- Gelb, Joyce,Palley, Marian Lief,
- 1. Introduction / Joyce Gelb and Marian Lief Palley -- I. Japanese Women. 2. Women and the Family in Transition in Postindustrial Japan / Chizuko Ueno. 3. Women's Education and Gender Roles in Japan / Kumiko Fujimura-Fanselow and Atsuko Kameda. 4. Abortion and Women's Reproductive Rights: The State of Japanese Women, 1945-1991 / Miho Ogino. 5. Women Workers in Japan: Past, Present, Future / Eiko Shinotsuka. 6. Obstacles and Opportunities: Women and Political Participation in Japan / Kimiko Kubo and Joyce Gelb. 7. A Short History of the Feminist Movement in Japan / Sandra Buckley -- II. Korean Women. 8. Status of the Family and Motherhood for Korean Women / Elizabeth Choi. 9. Overcoming Confucian Barriers: Changing Educational Opportunities for Women in Korea / Cho Kyung Won. 10. Korean Women's Groups Organize for Change / Lisa Kim Davis. 11. Women Workers in a Changing Korean Society / Roh Mihye.12. Agenda for Social Reform: Women's Political Participation in South Korea / Sohn Bong Scuk. 13. Feminism in a Confucian Society: The Women's Movement in Korea / Marian Lief Palley.Includes bibliographical references and index.