THE DEVELOPMENT OF FEMINIST CONSCIOUSNESS AMONG ASIAN AMERICAN WOMEN

@article{Chow1987THEDO,
  title={THE DEVELOPMENT OF FEMINIST CONSCIOUSNESS AMONG ASIAN AMERICAN WOMEN},
  author={Esther Ngan-ling Chow},
  journal={Gender \& Society},
  year={1987},
  volume={1},
  pages={284 - 299}
}
  • E. Chow
  • Published 1 September 1987
  • Sociology
  • Gender & Society
This article examines the social circumstances, both current and past, that have affected the development and transformation of feminist consciousness among Asian American women. Gender, race, class, and culture all influenced the relative lack of participation of Asian American women in the mainstream feminist movement in the United States. It concludes that Asian American women have to come to terms with their multiple identities and define feminist issues from multiple dimensions. By… 

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