Gender and Transition in China and Vietnam

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Elisabeth J. Croll
This paper aims to provide a reflective and general overview of gender and transition in China and Vietnam highlighting pertinent themes, patterns and processes to inform both a general and specialist audience. The paper attempts to provide a balanced view of the very mixed repercussions whichwomen in China and Vietnam have experienced in their working and domestic lives by signalling both the gains and the losses. The paper provides a short introductory section on general socio-economic, ploitical and gender policies and trends before focusing on the main aspects of gendered human development.

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