Table of contents for Promises of empowerment : women in Asia and Latin America / edited by Peter H. Smith, Jennifer L. Troutner, and Christine Hčunefeldt.

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Foreword by Jane S. Jaquette
Introduction: Empowering Women: Agency, Structure, and Comparative Perspective
	Jennifer L. Troutner and Peter H. Smith					003
Part I: Politics and the Public Arena
1. Irene Tinker
Many Paths to Power: Women in Contemporary Asia			056
2. Rae Lesser Blumberg
Climbing the Pyramids of Power: 
Alternative Routes to Women's Empowerment and Activism		097
3. Tokuko Ogai
From the Personal to the Political: Women Activists in Japan		140
4. Marcela Ríos Tobar
Feminism and the Transition to Democracy in Chile				170
Part II: At Work and at Home 
5. Voravidh Charoenloet and Flor de Lis Vásquez 
Women and Economic Crisis: Mexico and Thailand				212
6. Carolina Trivelli
Women, Poverty, and Survival of the Household: Peru			248
7. Sanae Kora
Women in the Business Arena: Japan in Comparative Perspective		275
8. Bu Wei 
Women and the Internet in China						302
Part III: Constructions and Representations
9. Hwa Soo Chung
Social Codes and Gender Roles: Schoolbooks in Korea and Mexico	334
10. Norma Iglesias
Women and Cinema in Mexico						370
11. Mauro Neves, Jr.
Gender and Sexuality on Television: Japan and Brazil			403
Conclusion: States, Markets, and Patterns of Empowerment
	Christine Hünefeldt								434
Index											000
About the Contributors								460

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Women Asia Social conditions, Women Latin America Social conditions