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Introduction

  • Hyun-Joo Lim
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Part of the Palgrave Macmillan Studies in Family and Intimate Life book series (PSFL)

Abstract

Over decades, we have witnessed rising educational levels and the growing economic as well as political participation rates of females in many countries. However, gender remains a central marker of social division, and women’s lives in both West and East continue to be moulded by their gender status, in intersection with their race/ethnicity and class.

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