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Women, the family, and peasant revolution in China [electronic resource] /Kay Ann Johnson.

By: Johnson, Kay Ann.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1983Description: 1 online resource (ix, 282 p.).ISBN: 9780226401942 (electronic bk.); 0226401944 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Women peasants -- China -- History | Confucianism -- China -- History | Families -- China -- History | Socialism -- China -- History | Confucio y confucianismo -- China | Familia -- China -- Historia | Socialismo en China -- Historia | Femmes -- Chine -- Histoire | Confucianisme -- Chine -- Histoire | Famille -- Chine -- Histoire | Socialisme -- Chine -- Histoire | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Women's Studies | Vrouwen | Sociale situatie | China -- Rural conditions | Chine -- Conditions rurales | China Society Role of women, 1921-1980 | ჩინეთი საზოგადოება ქალის როლო, 1921-1980Genre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 305.4/0951 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Cover -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1 The Prerevolutionary Setting -- 1. Women and the Traditional Chinese Family -- 2. The Twentieth-Century Family Crisis -- 2 Women and the Family in the Chinese Revolution, 1921-49 -- 3. Women and the Party: The Early Years, 1921-27 -- 4. The Kiangsi Soviet Period, 1929-34 -- 5. The Yenan Experience and the Final Civil War, 1936-49 -- 6. Legacies of the Revolutionary Era -- 3 Family Reform in the People's Republic, 1950-53 -- 7. The Politics of Family Reform -- 8. Land Reform and Women's Rights -- 9. The 1950 Marriage Law: Popular Resistance and Organizational Neglect -- 10. The 1953 Marriage Law Campaign -- 4 Women, the Family and the Chinese Road to Socialism, 1955-80 -- 11. Collectivization and the Mobilization of Female Labor -- 12. The Cultural Revolution -- 13. The Anti-Confucian Campaign -- 14. Current Rural Practice -- 15. Conclusion: Family Reform-the Uncompleted Task -- Appendix: The 1950 Marriage Law -- Notes -- Index.
Summary: Kay Ann Johnson provides much-needed information about women and gender equality under Communist leadership. She contends that, although the Chinese Communist Party has always ostensibly favored women's rights and family reform, it has rarely pushed for such reforms. In reality, its policies often have reinforced the traditional role of women to further the Party's predominant economic and military aims. Johnson's primary focus is on reforms of marriage and family because traditional marriage, family, and kinship practices have had the greatest influence in defining and shaping women's place i.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Cover -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1 The Prerevolutionary Setting -- 1. Women and the Traditional Chinese Family -- 2. The Twentieth-Century Family Crisis -- 2 Women and the Family in the Chinese Revolution, 1921-49 -- 3. Women and the Party: The Early Years, 1921-27 -- 4. The Kiangsi Soviet Period, 1929-34 -- 5. The Yenan Experience and the Final Civil War, 1936-49 -- 6. Legacies of the Revolutionary Era -- 3 Family Reform in the People's Republic, 1950-53 -- 7. The Politics of Family Reform -- 8. Land Reform and Women's Rights -- 9. The 1950 Marriage Law: Popular Resistance and Organizational Neglect -- 10. The 1953 Marriage Law Campaign -- 4 Women, the Family and the Chinese Road to Socialism, 1955-80 -- 11. Collectivization and the Mobilization of Female Labor -- 12. The Cultural Revolution -- 13. The Anti-Confucian Campaign -- 14. Current Rural Practice -- 15. Conclusion: Family Reform-the Uncompleted Task -- Appendix: The 1950 Marriage Law -- Notes -- Index.

Kay Ann Johnson provides much-needed information about women and gender equality under Communist leadership. She contends that, although the Chinese Communist Party has always ostensibly favored women's rights and family reform, it has rarely pushed for such reforms. In reality, its policies often have reinforced the traditional role of women to further the Party's predominant economic and military aims. Johnson's primary focus is on reforms of marriage and family because traditional marriage, family, and kinship practices have had the greatest influence in defining and shaping women's place i.

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