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… CONTINUE READING