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

Author: Ellen Oxfeld
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. ; London : University of California Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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: 0520260945 9780520260948 0520260953 9780520260955
OCLC Number: 938892937
Description: xviii, 292 p. : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
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 20110608 "Commendable" Chinese Historical Review 20110608 Read more...

 
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