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Asia's new mothers [electronic resource] : crafting gender roles and childcare networks in East and Southeast Asian societies / edited by Emiko Ochiai and Barbara Molony.

Contributor(s): Ochiai, Emiko, 1958- | Molony, Barbara.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Folkestone, UK : Global Oriental, 2008Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 207 p., [24] p. of plates) : ill. (some col.).ISBN: 9789004213142 (electronic bk.); 9004213147 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Sex role -- East Asia | Sex role -- Southeast Asia | Child care -- East Asia | Child care -- Southeast Asia | Mothers -- East Asia | Mothers -- Southeast Asia | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Feminism & Feminist Theory | Geschlechterrolle | Kind | Erziehung | Ostasien | S�udostasienGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Asia's new mothers.DDC classification: 305.42095 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Researching gender and childcare in contemporary Asia / Emiko Ochiai -- Gender roles and childcare networks in East and Southeast Asian societies / Emiko Ochiai ... [et al.] --- A comparative study of childcare and motherhood in South Korea and Japan / Yamane Mari & Hong Sang Ook -- Korean women's life courses and self perceptions: isomorphism of "family centeredness" / Park Keong-suk -- Housewifeization and changes in women's life course in Bangkok / Hashimoto (Seki) Hiroko -- Modern population trends, M-curve labor-force participation and the family / Kua Wongboonsin & Patcharawalai Wongboonsin -- Foreign domestic workers in Singapore / Ueno Kayoko -- The birth of the housewife in contemporary Asia: new mothers in the era of globalization / Emiko Ochiai -- Afterword / Barbara Molony.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [189]-203) and index.

Researching gender and childcare in contemporary Asia / Emiko Ochiai -- Gender roles and childcare networks in East and Southeast Asian societies / Emiko Ochiai ... [et al.] --- A comparative study of childcare and motherhood in South Korea and Japan / Yamane Mari & Hong Sang Ook -- Korean women's life courses and self perceptions: isomorphism of "family centeredness" / Park Keong-suk -- Housewifeization and changes in women's life course in Bangkok / Hashimoto (Seki) Hiroko -- Modern population trends, M-curve labor-force participation and the family / Kua Wongboonsin & Patcharawalai Wongboonsin -- Foreign domestic workers in Singapore / Ueno Kayoko -- The birth of the housewife in contemporary Asia: new mothers in the era of globalization / Emiko Ochiai -- Afterword / Barbara Molony.

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