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Keeping the Nation's House: Domestic Management and the Making of Modern China

Keeping the Nation's House: Domestic Management and the Making of Modern China

By: Helen M. Schneider (author)Hardback

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Description

This revisionist account of modern China will be of interest to students and scholars of contemporary China, gender history, and the history of education.

About Author

Helen M. Schneider is an associate professor at Virginia Tech and a research associate at the University of Oxford.

Contents

Introduction 1 The Ideology of the Happy Family, 1915-48 2 Gendered Responsibilities: Debates over Female Education in the Republican Period 3 Domestic Discipline: The Development of Home Economics Curricula 4 A Discipline of Their Own: Home Economists in Institutions of Higher Learning 5 Experimenting with the Family: Family Education Experimental Zones in the 1940s 6 Cleaning House: The Last Decade of a Gendered Discipline 7 The Post-1949 Politics of Home Economics: Stories of Professional Evolution Conclusion Notes Glossary of Chinese Terms, Institutions, and Names Bibliography Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774819978
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 336
  • ID: 9780774819978
  • weight: 620
  • ISBN10: 0774819979

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