Footbinding, Feminism, and Freedom: The Liberation of Women's Bodies in Modern China

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Psychology Press, 1997 - 342 Seiten
Through the medium of women's bodies, Fan Hong explores the significance of religious beliefs, cultural codes and political dogmas for gender relations, gender concepts and the human body in an Asian setting.

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This is an examination of how physical education changed the way women saw their bodies in late Qing China. Hong sees cultural value as the primary battleground against footbinding, but moves physical ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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The Reconceptualisation
43
The Chinese Womens
77
The May Fourth Era
119
Iron Women of the Jiangxi Soviet
149
Yanan Women
191
From Cripples to Champions
289
Appendices
311
The Law of Sport for Citizens issued by the Nationalist
321
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