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

A New Woman Of Japan

A Political Biography Of Kato Shidzue, 1st Edition

By Helen M. Hopper


318 pages

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eBook (VitalSource) : 9780429039768
pub: 2019-03-13
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This perceptive, detailed biography traces the life of Katô Shidzue, one of Japan's most powerful female activists and politicians. Katô's activism initially was sparked by her friendship with Margaret Sanger, who inspired Katô to found a Japanese birth control movement in the 1920s.

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

About the Author

Helen M. Hopper

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies