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Author Chan, Kwok-shing.

Title A localized culture of welfare : entitlements, stratification, and identity in a Chinese lineage village / Kwok-shing Chan
Published Lanham [Maryland] : Lexington Books, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 223 pages) : illustrations
Series AsiaWorld
AsiaWorld.
Contents Maps, tables, and diagrams -- Acknowledgments -- Note on romanization -- Introduction : welfare and security, an anthropological perspective -- The Pang lineage village -- Living under threat : reactions to Hong Kong's return to China -- Corporate resources and financial security -- Communal safety and protection -- Employment and care provisions -- Entitlement and value : housing -- Old age welfare and security -- The religious pursuit of welfare and security -- Conclusion -- Methodological appendix -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Families -- China -- Hong Kong.
Families -- China.
Kinship -- China -- Hong Kong.
Kinship -- China.
Public welfare -- China -- Hong Kong.
Public welfare -- China.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2012029672
ISBN 0739178571 (electronic bk.)
1299156940
9780739178577 (electronic bk.)
9781299156944