Journal Article

IDS Bulletin Vol. 46 Nos. 4

Myths to Live By: Beijing Narratives

Published on 19 July 2015

The author draws on her own experience as a feminist bureaucrat involved in the 1995 Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing to make the case for multiple feminist narratives of Beijing that woven together can create a myth that points to the importance of collective organising that cuts across state–civil society boundaries.

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This article comes from the IDS Bulletin 46.4 (2015) Myths to Live By: Beijing Narratives

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Eyben, R. (2015) Myths to Live By: Beijing Narratives. IDS Bulletin 46(4): 9-12


Rosalind Eyben

Emeritus Fellow

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Institute of Development Studies


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