Feminism in modern China

  title={Feminism in modern China},
  author={R. Karl},
  journal={Journal of Modern Chinese History},
  pages={235 - 255}
  • R. Karl
  • Published 2012
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Modern Chinese History
This essay discusses the significances and meanings of the emergence of feminism as a mode of social analysis in the early twentieth century in China. It focuses on a critical examination of some of the more dominant discourses of the time, and seeks to contextualize these in a global perspective. By concentrating in the last part of the essay on He-Yin Zhen (He Zhen), the anarchist–feminist editor of the Tokyo-based journal Natural Justice (Tianyi bao), and in particular on her exposition on… Expand
2 Citations
Celebrating the Feminine: Daoist Connections to Contemporary Feminism in China
Contemporary feminism and its emergence in the early 20th century may seem like a recent phenomenon; however, the idea of feminism has been evolving over the centuries and what may be called aExpand
The Shackles of Women ’ s Servitude
Russian-American Emma Goldman and Chinese He-Yin Zhen came from different parts of the world, and thus weren’t active within the same knowledge systems and cultures. However, they were bothExpand