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Author Chin, Angelina S.

Title Bound to emancipate [electronic resource] : working women and urban citizenship in early twentieth-century China and Hong Kong / Angelina Chin.

Imprint Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2012.

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Description xiii, 279 p. : ill.
Series Asia/Pacific/perspectives
Asia/Pacific/perspectives.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes on transliteration -- Introduction: geographies of emancipation -- British colonialism and regulating women in Hong Kong -- Emancipating women from social customs (Fengsu) in 1920s Guangzhou -- Nüling and Nü Zhaodai in 1920s and 1930s Guangzhou and Hong Kong -- The Fenghua protection movement in Guangzhou, 1929-1935 -- Social control through charity : the role of the Hong Kong Po Leung Kuk in the 1930s -- Testimonies from the Po Leung Kuk -- Women service workers and labor activism -- Conclusion: lower-class women, "emancipation," and urban citizenship -- Glossary -- Works cited -- Index -- About the author.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Women -- China -- History -- 20th century.
Women -- China -- Hong Kong -- History -- 20th century.
Women employees -- China -- History -- 20th century.
Women employees -- China -- Hong Kong -- History -- 20th century.
Women's rights -- China -- History -- 20th century.
Women's rights -- China -- Hong Kong -- History -- 20th century.
Feminism -- China -- History -- 20th century.
Feminism -- China -- Hong Kong -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9781442215597 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781442215603
9781442215610 (e-book)

 
    
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