Even since the dramatic post-1949 changes in China regarding the role of women, China has remained paternalistic in it's attitudes and social
reality. The land reform, which was intended to create a more balanced
economic force in marriage, was the beginning of governmental efforts to
pacify women, with no real social effect. Communist China needed to address the "woman question". Since women wanted more equality, and equality is doled out from
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their culture. The Communist Revolution provided the examination of the
roles of women in China and implemented important steps toward the
recognition of their legitimacy. Rightly so, Chinese feminists are not
satisfied with their place in society and campaign for a new and better
understanding of the value of women in society.
Andors, Phyllis. The Unfinished Liberation of Chinese Women. Bloomington:
Indiana University Press, 1983.
Croll, Elisabeth. Chinese Women Since Mao. Armonk: M.E. Sharpe, 1983.