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“Happy Housewives”: Gender, Class, and Psychological Self-Help in China

Jie Yang

in Chinese Discourses on Happiness

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9789888455720
eISBN:
9789888455515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455720.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter analyzes representations of “happy housewives” in popular psychological self-help media in order to examine the relationship between gender, psychology and privatization in China. ... More


Warner Workhorse

Christina Rice

in Ann Dvorak: Hollywood's Forgotten Rebel

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813144269
eISBN:
9780813144474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144269.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter covers the remarkable number of films Dvorak made in the year following her return to Warner Bros., such as Heat Lightning and Housewife, costarring Bette Davis. Included are her final ... More


Housewives as Kitchen Pharmacists: Dr. Chuang Shu Chih, Gendered Identity, and Traditional Medicine in East Asia

Sean Hsiang-lin Lei

in Gender, Health, and History in Modern East Asia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9789888390908
eISBN:
9789888455096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390908.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

By way of analyzing the health doctrine of Dr. Zhuang Shuqi 莊淑旂 (1920-2015), arguably the most popular author of traditional medicine in contemporary Taiwan, this paper discovers a surprisingly close ... More


Conservatism, gender and the politics of everyday life, 1950s–1980s

Adrian Bingham

in Rethinking Right-Wing Women: Gender and the Conservative Party, 1880s To the Present

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781784994389
eISBN:
9781526132383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994389.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter examines the rise and fall of the gender gap in voting patterns – whereby women were more likely than men to support the Conservative Party – from the 1950s to the 1980s. It critically ... More


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