Women's Rights and Law

Comparison of women's participation in politics between China and foreign countries

Yu Ping
School of Politics and Social Development, Chongqing Technology and Business University
Journal of Chongqing Technology and Business University Social Science Edition 2009-2

Abstract:Chinese women's participation in politics is leapfrogging progressive after the foundation of new China and owns the political rights which struggle for one hundred years in Europe and America. In recent ten to twenty years, women's participation in politics is surging in western countries but Chinese women's participation in politics development is relatively slow. Chinese women's participation in politics becomes duty sexism and right marginalization. Its reason lies in western women's participation in politics has experienced a long women liberation movement from bottom to top, however, in China, women's participation in politics originates from governmental support and encouragement from the top to bottom.
Keywords:Chinese women, participation in politics, political civilization

Paper type:Published
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