Author note: Joyce Gelb is Professor of Political Science and Director of the Program in Women's Studies and the Center for Research on Women in Society at the Graduate Center, City University of New York. Marian Lief Palley is Professor of Political Science and International Relations at the University of Delaware. The two have co-authored several books together, most recently "Women and Public Policies".
Joyce Gelb is Professor of Political Science and Director of the Program in Women's Studies and the Center for Research on Women in Society at the Graduate Center, City University of New York.
1. Introduction --Joyce Gelb and Marian Lief Palley Part I: Japanese Women 2. Women and the Family in Transition in Postindustrial Japan --Chizuko Ueno 3. Women's Education and Gender Roles in Japan --Kumiko Fujimura-Fanselow and Atsuko Kameda 4. Abortion and Women's Reproductive Rights: The State of Japanese Women, 1947-1991 --Miho Ogino 5. Women Workers in Japan: Past, Present, Future --Eiko Shinotsuka 6. Obstacles and Opportunities: Women and Political Participation in Japan --Kimiko Kubo and Joyce Gelb 7. A Short History of the Feminist Movement in Japan --Sandra Buckley Part II: Korean Women 8. Six Barriers to Equality for Women in Korea --Elizabeth Choi 9. Overcoming Confucian Barriers: Changing Educational Opportunities for Women in Korea --Ho Kyung Won 10. Korean Women's Groups, Social Movements, and Health --Lisa Kim Davis 11. Women Workers in a Changing Korean Society --Roh Mihye 12. Agenda for Social Reform: Women's Political Participation in Sough Korea --Sohn Bong Scuk 13. Feminism in a Confucian Society: The Women's Movement in Korea --Marian Lief Palley About the Contributors Index