Keeping the Nation's House: Domestic Management and the Making of Modern China
By: Helen M. Schneider (author)Hardback
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This revisionist account of modern China will be of interest to
students and scholars of contemporary China, gender history, and the
history of education.
Helen M. Schneider is an associate professor at Virginia Tech and a research associate at the University of Oxford.
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
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