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China, Women and Globalisation

Henderson, Deborah J. (2005) China, Women and Globalisation. In Hoepper, Brian A., Hennessey, J., Brown, P., Henderson, Deborah J., Mills, M., & Walton, O. (Eds.) Global voices : historical inquiries for the 21st century. John Wiley and Sons, Milton, Qld, pp. 235-269.

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Abstract

This chapter explores aspects of China's recent history via critical inquiry and is written for students in Years 10, 11 and 12. The chapter begins with the 'voices' of young Chinese students engaged in dramatic action as a way of engaging students in historical events. These 'voices' lead into a discovery narrative in which students investigate a key question through a mixture of stories and source-based inquiry. Sets of questions guide students through the steps of critical inquiry and decision making. The chapter's content explores Chinese history via the perspective of the impact of significant events on Chinese women from 1900, and more recently, how globalisation has impacted on the lives of women in China. As with other chapters in this text, this chapter encourages students to probe global connections and make links between the events they investigate and their own lives.

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ID Code: 3253
Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: Note that Global Voices was shortlisted in 2005 for The Australian Awards for Excellence in Educational Publishing. For more information about this book please refer to the publisher's website (see link) or contact the author. Author contact details : dj.henderson@qut.edu.au
Keywords: China, history, globalisation, cultural revolution, Long March, critical inquiry, China under Mao, China after Mao
ISBN: 9780701637521
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY (210000) > HISTORICAL STUDIES (210300) > Asian History (210302)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGY (130200) > Humanities and Social Sciences Curriculum and Pedagogy (excl. Economics Business and Management) (130205)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2005 John Wiley & Sons
Deposited On: 01 Feb 2006
Last Modified: 03 Mar 2011 15:33

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