Gender Trends in Southeast Asia: Women Now, Women in the Future

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Theresa W. Devasahayam
Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2009 - Social Science - 115 pages
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As a region, Southeast Asia has undergone enormous economic and social changes in the last few decades. Women as a collective have seen their lives transformed as a result of rapid development and economic growth. In exploring the progress made by Southeast Asian men and women, this book seeks to answer the following questions: (a) In what areas have women been able to achieve parity with men? (b) In what areas do women encounter specific disadvantages based on their gender as compared with m...
 

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Contents

1 Introduction
1
2 Women Marriage and Family in Southeast Asia
12
3 Gender Trends in Migration and Employment in Southeast Asia
31
4 Has Gender Analysis been Mainstreamed in the Study of Southeast Asian Politics?
53
Mainstream or OffStream?
73
Womens Rights and InterReligious Relations
95
Index
111
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Theresa W. Devasahayam is Fellow and Gender Studies Programme Coordinator at the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS), Singapore. 

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