A New Woman Of Japan: A Political Biography Of Kato Shidzue, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

A New Woman Of Japan

A Political Biography Of Kato Shidzue, 1st Edition

By Helen M. Hopper

Routledge

318 pages

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Description

This perceptive, detailed biography traces the life of Kato Shidzue, one of Japan's most powerful female activists and politicians. It provides a richly documented and engaging view of women's issues and political life in Japan.

Table of Contents

1. Good Wife, Wise Mother 2. A "New Woman" of Japan 3. Independence 4. "Dangerous Thoughts" 5. Discreet Activism 6. Political Suppression 7. Quiet Disapproval 8. "The Winter Years" 9. Rising from the Ashes 10. Political Triumph 11. Populist Politics 12. Discord 13. Conflict over Birth Control 14. "Life-Changes" 15. A Political Maverick

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL054000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / Asian
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies