Feminist Criticism in Japanese Politics in the 1880s: The Experience of Kishida Toshiko

@article{Sievers1981FeministCI,
  title={Feminist Criticism in Japanese Politics in the 1880s: The Experience of Kishida Toshiko},
  author={Sharon L. Sievers},
  journal={Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society},
  year={1981},
  volume={6},
  pages={602 - 616}
}
  • Sharon L. Sievers
  • Published 1 July 1981
  • History
  • Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society
It is symptomatic of the treatment of women in Japanese history that we know so little of their direct contribution to the wide-ranging debate over "women's rights" that began in the early years of the Meiji period (1868-1912) and continued, in one form or another, throughout Japan's modern history. Part of a larger discussion over the pace and style of Japan's modernization, the debate was carried on against a background of growing political opposition to a new government, which had imposed… 

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