Women's Studies Abroad

A Historical Account of the Education of the Hui Women in Yunnan Province

Lin Yi
Institute of Culture Industry, Yunnan University
Journal of Yunnan Nationalities University:Social Sciences 2009-2

Abstract:In the process of modernization, the education concept of an ethnic group will affect its education development and cultural quality. The education of women who bear the responsibility for human survival and continuity should be given much attention to. The education concept of the Hui women in Yunnan has its own traits of Islamic education and modem education and shows great vitality. These Hui women have their strong ethnic character and ability for the social competition, which reveals their own cultural characteristics.
Keywords:Hui women, Islamism religious, education, traditional educatio, modern education

Paper type:Published