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International Handbook of Chinese Families

Author: Kwok B Chan
Publisher: New York : Springer, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Whether in China or the diaspora, families are the cornerstone of Chinese society. This handbook surveys the economic, political, ethnic and cultural aspects of Chinese families as a social  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kwok B Chan
ISBN: 1461402654 9781461402657 9781461402664 1461402662
OCLC Number: 733237550
Description: xvii, 689 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Mobility and Family --
A Family Affair: Migration, Dispersal and the Emergent Identity of the Chinese Cosmopolitan --
The Politics of Migrant Family Drama: Mainland Chinese Immigrants in Singapore --
Reforming Family Among Remigrants: Hongkongers Come Home --
Social Networks and Family Relations in Return Migration --
The Uncanny Homely and Unhomely Feeling: Gender and Generation Politics in Return Migrant Families in Hong Kong --
A Double-Edged Sword: Mobility and Entrepreneurship --
Family and Marriage: Constructing Chineseness Among Long-Established Australian-Born Chinese --
Families in the Chinese Diaspora: Women's Experience in Transnational Hong Kong and Mainland Chinese Immigrant Families in Canada --
Female University Students Dreaming of Becoming Housewives --
Stepping Out, Stepping In --
The Prejudicial Portrayal of Immigrant Families from Mainland China in Hong Kong Media --
The Family Life Cycle --
To Be or Not to Be: Chinese-Singaporean Women Deliberating on Voluntary Childlessness. Fertility Transition and the Transformation of Working Class Family Life in Urban China in the 1960s --
Sex Preference for Children and Chinese Fertility in America --
Social Stratification and Childrearing Values in Contemporary China --
Support and Care for Aging Chinese: A Comparison of Guangzhou, Hong Kong and Taipei --
Fathers, Mothers, Daughters, Sons --
Intimacy and Its Denial: When Sons and Daughters Talk About Fatherhood, Marriage and Work --
Father, Son, Wife, Husband: Philanthropy as Exchange and Balance --
Children and Their Fathers in Singapore: A Generational Perspective --
Moving Fathers from the "Sidelines": Contemporary Chinese Fathers in Canada and China --
Listening to Fathers --
The Roles and Contributions of Fathers in Families with School-Age Children in Hong Kong --
East and West: Exploration of the Father-Son Conflict in Chinese Culture from the Perspective of Family Triangulation in the West and the Classical Opera Stories of the East --
Family Through the Eyes of the Youth --
Art and Heart --
Privacy in the Family. Age and Gender Differences in Chinese-Filipino Parent-Adolescent Conflict, Family Cohesion and Autonomy --
Negotiation, Family Instability and Emerging Family Forms --
Setting Out Conditions, Striking Bargains: Marriage-Stories and Career Development Among University-Educated Women in Hong Kong --
Financial Risk Tolerance of Chinese-American Families --
Gender Equality in the Family in Shanghai --
Economic Transition and the Potential Risks of Marital Instability in Contemporary Urban China --
Empowered or Impoverished: Divorce and Its Effects on Urban Women in Contemporary China --
Men Inside, Women Outside? --
Hong Kong Lesbian Partners in the Making of Their Own Families --
Methodology and Policy --
Immigrant Adaptation, Poverty and the Family: New Arrivals in Hong Kong from Mainland China --
Researching Migrant Chinese Families in Hong Kong: Changing Perspectives and Methodologies --
The One-Child Policy and Its Impact on Chinese Families --
"The Youth Problem" Is Not a Youth Problem --
Conclusion: Meditations of Two Perpetual Outsiders on "Chineseness" and "The Family". Privacy in the Family --
Age and Gender Differences in Chinese-Filipino Parent-Adolescent Conflict, Family Cohesion and Autonomy --
Negotiation, Family Instability and Emerging Family Forms --
Setting Out Conditions, Striking Bargains: Marriage-Stories and Career Development Among University-Educated Women in Hong Kong --
Financial Risk Tolerance of Chinese-American Families --
Gender Equality in the Family in Shanghai --
Economic Transition and the Potential Risks of Marital Instability in Contemporary Urban China --
Empowered or Impoverished: Divorce and Its Effects on Urban Women in Contemporary China --
Men Inside, Women Outside? --
Hong Kong Lesbian Partners in the Making of Their Own Families --
Methodology and Policy --
Immigrant Adaptation, Poverty and the Family: New Arrivals in Hong Kong from Mainland China --
Researching Migrant Chinese Families in Hong Kong: Changing Perspectives and Methodologies --
The One-Child Policy and Its Impact on Chinese Families --
"The Youth Problem" Is Not a Youth Problem --
Conclusion: Meditations of Two Perpetual Outsiders on "Chineseness" and "The Family."
Responsibility: Chan Kwok-bun, Editor ; Editorial Assistants, Chan Wai-wan, Dick Chong Tik-man, Joyce Chan Wai-man.

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