Family life in China

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Full title: Family life in China / William R. Jankowiak & Robert L. Moore.
Main Authors: Jankowiak, William R., (Author)
, Moore, Robert L., 1949- (Author)
Format: Book           


Summary: "Where a widely accepted Confucian-based ideology once offered a standard framework for family life, current ideas offer no such uniformity. Ties of affection rather than duty have become prominent in determining what individuals feel they owe to their spouses, parents, children, and others. Chinese millennials, facing a world of opportunities and, at the same time, feeling a sense of heavy obligation, are reshaping patterns of courtship, marriage, and filiality in ways that were not foreseen by their parents nor by the authorities of the Chinese state. Those whose roots are in the countryside but who have left their homes to seek opportunity and adventure in the city face particular pressures--as do the children and elders they have left behind. The authors explore this diversity focusing on rural vs. urban differences, regionalism, and ethnic diversity within China."--Provided by publisher.
Language: English
Published: Cambridge, UK : Polity Press, 2017.
Classmark: CC306.85 /748019
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Series: China today series (Cambridge, England)
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 196-211) and index.
ISBN: 9780745685557
9780745685540
0745685544
0745685552