This reissue (1996) examines four interrelated aspects of schooling for women in ten Asian countries: the development experience of a country and how it affects education and women’s status; the types of educational opportunities available to women; if the greater exposure to education results in greater participation in the public sphere; the impact of education and economic participation on women’s domestic status.
Table of Contents
Part 1. East Asia 1. The People’s Republic of China Grace C.L. Mak 2. Japan Machiko Matsui 3. South Korea Oksoon Kim 4. Taiwan, Republic of China Hsiao-chin Hsieh Part 2. Southeast Asia 5. Indonesia Mayling Oey-Gardiner and Riga-Adiwoso Suprapto 6. Malaysia Robiah Sidin 7. Singapore Guat Tin Low Part 3. South Asia 8. India Ratna Ghosh and Abdulaziz Talbani 9. Pakistan Kowsar P. Chowdhury 10. Sri Lanka Swarna Jayaweera