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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education - PERSPECTIVE

    Should Hongkongers be taught in single sex schools?

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 10:22am by Perry Bayer

    ... for many years in a co-educational one, and I can testify to the value of gender integration. I noticed more bullying and drama in a single-sex environment. It was a surprise to me as a teacher ... could frequently foster an unhealthy level of academic competition. Educational research in the US has also produced inconsistent results about single-sex education reducing gender stereotypes. ...

  2. Lifestyle - Family & Education - GENDER ISSUES

    Never a doll moment: New line of toys challenge gender stereotypes

    Posted May 13th 2014, 04:29pm by Elaine Yau

    ... Harkin says “In the UK there’s a pressure group called Let Toys Be Toys. They have been active in breaking down [gender] stereotypes in [toy] stores. They try to [get toy sellers] to stop saying ...

  3. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches

    Unisex fashion is all the rage, but will it be accepted into the mainstream?

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 10:22am by Divia Harilela

    ... Divia Harilela divia.harilela@scmp.com Designers are taking the androgynous trend one step further by launching unisex collections that promote self-expression over gender, writes Divia Harilela Boys will be girls Blurring the gender lines wasn't always as hip as it is today. Back in the 1930s and '40s, when Hollywood starlets such as Marlene Dietrich and Katharine ...

  4. Lifestyle - Books - AMERICA

    Book review: The Second Amendment: A Biography, by Michael Waldman

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 12:31pm by MCT

    ... armed to protect himself (gender definitely intended) and his family- is the morally virtuous way to live". The movement he traces is a key one: from the people (as a group) to people, from ...

  5. Lifestyle - Books - ECONOMICS

    Book review: Consumption in China, by LiAnne Yu

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 08:37pm by DAVID BARTRAM

    ... ambiguously titled "Awareness", and only a passing mention is made of rising inequality- a direct consequence of the same unfettered capitalism which made China's consumption ...

  6. Lifestyle - Books - GENDER

    Book review: Leftover Women, by Leta Hong Fincher

    Posted May 04th 2014, 01:55pm by JOANNA CHIU

    ... Joanna Chiu Leftover Women: The Resurgence of Gender Inequality in China by Leta Hong Fincher Zed Books 4 stars  Joanna Chiu In China's biggest cities, well-educated women in their 20s are turning down promotions at work or even quitting their jobs, fearing they might become too old or too successful to find a husband. Their insecurities are stoked by government ...

  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Artist Wilson Shieh brushes up on political activism

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 08:37pm by Enid Tsui

    ... quiet," the artist says. Born in 1970, Shieh burst on to the art scene in the 1990s with a fresh interpretation of sexuality and gender roles. His fixation with the body and fascination ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Less is more

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 11:21pm by Vivien Jones

    ... suite. The couple swiftly created a welcoming nursery. Although they didn't know the sex of their unborn child, they abandoned their minimalist white aesthetic and went with a gender ...

  9. Lifestyle - Books - SOCIETY

    Book review: Japan: The Paradox of Harmony, by Keiko Hirata and Mark Warschauer

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 03:43pm by Julian Ryall

    ... have failed to evolve at the same speed, Hirata and Warschauer write, meaning the nation remains hobbled by "rigid gender roles, protectionist policies and a defensive, inflexible ...

  10. Lifestyle - Books - HISTORY

    Book review: Global Interdependence, edited by Akira Iriye

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 04:11pm by Amy Russell

    ... money, services and people, fuelled growth but also led to greater inequality. It seems inevitable today that an analysis of human advancement in recent decades should include an assessment ... a particularly interesting section on gender. And finally, we end with the "transnationalisation of humankind": a collective consciousness of how our world in the post-9/11 era- through ...




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