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Drink water, but remember the source : moral discourse in a Chinese village

Author: Ellen Oxfeld
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2010
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While many have studied China's rise as an economic power, China itself does not exist solely in the economic realm. This study explores the moral sphere as a key to understanding how rural Chinese  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ellen Oxfeld
ISBN: 9780520260948 0520260945 9780520260955 0520260953
OCLC Number: 761494847
Notes: Moonshadow pond: moral expectations and daily life. Liangxin. Weighty expectations: women and family virtue. Everlasting debts. The moral dilemmas of return visits. Property rights and wrongs. "Money causes trouble". Conclusion: ethnography and morality
Description: 292 s. : illustrations
Contents: List of Illustrations List of Tables Notes on the Text Preface and Acknowledgments Part I. Morality in Rural China: Contexts and Categories 1. Moonshadow Pond: Moral Expectations and Daily Life 2. Liangxin Part II. Moral Discourse in Social Life 3. Weighty Expectations: Women and Family Virtue 4. Everlasting Debts 5. The Moral Dilemmas of Return Visits 6. Property Rights and Wrongs 7. "Money Causes Trouble" Conclusion: Ethnography and Morality Notes Chinese Character Glossary References Index
Responsibility: Ellen Oxfeld

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"Original and important contribution to the fast-growing literature on contemporary China ... Two thumbs up!" Journal Of China Quarterly "Commendable" Chinese Historical Review "Very well written, Read more...

 
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<http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/authorities\/subjects\/sh85030802<\/a>> # Conduct of life<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Conduct of life<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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