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Working Women and State Policies in Taiwan: A Study in Political Economy Fen-Ling Chen

Working Women and State Policies in Taiwan: A Study in Political Economy

Fen-Ling Chen

Published May 14th 2014
ISBN : 9780230508873
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289 pages
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This book concentrates on exploring the changing relationship between the state and working women in Taiwan by incorporating social, economic, political and ideological factors into the historical analysis. It traces the history of state policies onMoreThis book concentrates on exploring the changing relationship between the state and working women in Taiwan by incorporating social, economic, political and ideological factors into the historical analysis. It traces the history of state policies on womens employment, the impact of family and gender ideology on womens employment, womens roles in capitalist development, and the influence of womens movements on policy-making in Taiwan. Finally, it analyses the Taiwanese welfare regime in a gender-critical way.