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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This revisionist account of modern China will be of interest tostudents and scholars of contemporary China, gender history, and thehistory of education.

About Author

Helen M. Schneider is an associate professor atVirginia 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 FemaleEducation in the Republican Period 3 Domestic Discipline: The Development of Home EconomicsCurricula 4 A Discipline of Their Own: Home Economists inInstitutions of Higher Learning 5 Experimenting with the Family: Family EducationExperimental Zones in the 1940s 6 Cleaning House: The Last Decade of a GenderedDiscipline 7 The Post-1949 Politics of Home Economics: Stories ofProfessional 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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