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Transnational Feminism and Women's Movements In Post-1997 Hong Kong: Solidarity Beyond the State

Adelyn Lim


This book is an ethnography of feminism and women's movements in post-1997 Hong Kong. It shifts our analyses away from the confines of women's participation in state and inter-state structures and institutions, to incorporate women's mobilization of disadvantaged and disaffected women, the majority of whom are culturally and ethnically distinct groups of women from Mainland China as well as South and Southeast Asia. It is when women activists are reflecting upon more extensive and inclusive representations of feminism to overcome hierarchies of class, gender, ethnicity, and nationality that we ... More

Keywords: Globalization, Transnationalism, Feminism, Women's Movements, Hong Kong

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9789888139378
Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: May 2016 DOI:10.5790/hongkong/9789888139378.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Adelyn Lim, author
Lecturer in the Department of Sociology at the National University of Singapore