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Title Chinese kinship : contemporary anthropological perspectives / edited by Susanne Brandtstädter and Gonçalo D. Santos
Published London : New York : Routledge, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 264 pages)
Series Routledge contemporary China series ; 33
Routledge contemporary China series ; 33
Contents pt. 1. Motion, migration and urbanity -- pt. 2. Intimacy, gender and power -- pt. 3. State, body and civilization
Summary This volume presents contemporary anthropological perspectives on Chinese kinship, and documents in rich ethnographic detail its historical complexity and regional diversity. The collection's analytical emphasis is on the modern 'metamorphoses' of kinship in the People's Republic of China and Taiwan, but the essays also offer ample historical documentation and comparison
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Family Relations -- ethnology.
Anthropology, Cultural -- methods.
Asian Continental Ancestry Group -- psychology.
Social Conditions -- history.
Families -- China -- History.
Kinship -- China -- History
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS -- Abuse -- Elder Abuse.
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS -- Conflict Resolution.
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS -- Family Relationships.
Manners and customs.
China -- Social life and customs.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Brandtstädter, Susanne.
Santos, Gonçalo D.
ISBN 0203889886