Chinese Women Who Found A Way Creating a Women's LanguageDecember 13, 2011In ancient China, women were excluded from any standard education. Education of a man was a very good investment that would be rewarded if one day this man became a government official and was able to bring glory to his ancestors. But the education of a woman was considered to be the most extravagant luxury.
The Importance of Tang Dynasty Mothers to the Family EducationDecember 13, 2011The importance of Tang Dynasty mothers to the family education was shown in the following aspects: studies and moral character. It was quite different from the other dynasties because .the Tang Dynasty feminine learning quality was different from that both of the feature of close and stodgy in the preceding period and the character of conservative and ossificative in the later period. The Tang Dynasty mothers were filled with intelligence, competence and firmness and abundant in wisdom, thoughtfulness, rigorousness and love.
Christian Women's Education in China in the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth CenturiesDecember 13, 2011There are two extreme interpretations of the Christian missions in China. On the one hand, some scholars criticized the Christian missions as being purely political by serving as the imperialist agents. Therefore, the missionaries were no different from diplomats and business people in exploiting China's weak status. On the other hand, some theologians and mission scholars are picking up the theme of indigenization in order to prove the Chinese acceptance of Christianity. Accordingly, the Christian missions were not imperialist imposition.
Women and ConfucianismDecember 12, 2011For 2,500 years Confucian teachings have influenced the thought and behavior of peoples in China, Korea, Japan, and Vietnam. A major emphasis of Asian women scholars has been the examination of Confucian ideology on their history and current status.
The Gender Equal Fruits of Chinese Women's EducationDecember 12, 2011Women's education in the modern age was part of the call to save the nation and its culture from Western subjugation.
Combat Illiteracy CampaignsDecember 12, 2011Many of the early campaigns set out to combat illiteracy. Already during its stay in Yan'an, such movements had been widely organized by the Party as an important part of its propaganda efforts among peasants and soldiers. By using simple reading materials with strong political contents, the people were not only taught how to read and write, but they were simultaneously - and successfully - steeped in the new revolutionary ideology.
The Gender Equal Fruits of Chinese Women's EducationNovember 3, 2011Chinese women's education in the modern age started in 1898 with the Hundred Days' Reform. It gathered pace after the Xinhai Revolution of 1911 that ended China's imperial history and advanced in tandem with the New Culture Movement of 1912.