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Index

A

All-Party Committee on Chinese education, 22, 30

Althusser, Louis, 31, 47, 194

Apple, Michael, 16, 198

Association of Women for Action and Research, 93, 116, 166, 171, 190, 215, 218

B

boys, 11, 21, 23, 34–35, 43, 51, 53–60, 67–70, 72, 74–76, 82, 86, 88–89, 92–94, 100, 102, 104–105, 118, 135–139, 143, 145, 149–150, 158–160, 162–163, 167, 170–171, 173–174, 180–181, 183, 191–196, 210–212, 215

behaviour, 11, 34, 99, 146, 158–159, 161, 167–168, 171, 174, 176, 179, 181, 183–185, 187, 193, 195–196, 211–212

C

children beyond parental control, 180, 182

citizens, 11, 31–32, 54, 64, 85, 161, 173, 188

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women, 2, 14–15

corporal punishment, 160, 162–168, 183, 190, 195, 199, 211

criminal, 175–176, 178, 180

curriculum, 11, 16, 33, 54–58, 64, 67, 69–72, 74, 78–79, 87, 91–94, 99–101, 107, 109–110, 112, 115–116, 119, 124, 128, 132–133, 135–138, 144–146, 148–152, 154, 157, 198, 206, 210–211, 213–215

D

discipline, 34, 43, 157–158, 160–164, 166–172, 174–177, 179, 181, 183–184, 186–187, 189–191, 193–194, 196, 198–204, 206, 211–212

discourse, 12, 17–18, 25, 28–30, 33, 35, 40–44, 51, 53–55, 57, 59, 61, 64, 67–68, 70–71, 73–74, 77–79, 81–83, 102, 128, 135, 145, 206–208, 210

discrimination, 2, 13, 15, 23, 28, 34, 62, 76, 135, 171, 177, 213

domestic, 1, 19, 21, 42, 44, 55–61, 63, 65–68, 70–71, 75, 93–97, 99–100, 102–104, 108, 111–112, 114–116, 118, 124, 129, 131, 134, 136, 144, 148–149, 185, 192, 195, 206–207, 210–211, 213

domestic science, 55–56, 58–61, 67–68, 93–97, 99–100, 144, 148–149

domesticity, 21, 44, 67, 78, 93–94, 115, 144, 205, 207

E

economic development, 2, 10, 17, 26–28, 32, 39, 59, 71, 82–83, 102, 168, 187, 196, 205–206, 208

education, 1–4, 6, 8–18, 20–23, 25, 28–38, 41, 43, 45–48, 51–65, 67–75, 78, 82–90, 92–96, 98, 100–101, 106–107, 109–110, 112–113, 115–116, 118, 126, 128