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Introduction to Chinese Families

C. Y. Cyrus Chu and Ruoh‐Rong Yu

in Understanding Chinese Families: A Comparative Study of Taiwan and Southeast China

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199578092
eISBN:
9780191722424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578092.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter presents a fundamental difference between Chinese and Western families, which has motivated the research topics in this book. Most previous monographs on similar subjects have Western ... More


Co‐residence and Family Size

C. Y. Cyrus Chu and Ruoh‐Rong Yu

in Understanding Chinese Families: A Comparative Study of Taiwan and Southeast China

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199578092
eISBN:
9780191722424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578092.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The traditionally ideal Chinese family is a “large” one, in which many family members live together. This chapter investigates how this ideal pattern has changed in recent years. From the ... More


Understanding Chinese Families: A Comparative Study of Taiwan and Southeast China

C. Y. Cyrus Chu and Ruoh-Rong Yu

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199578092
eISBN:
9780191722424
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578092.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This book provides two kinds of connections and one possible elaboration concerning Chinese families. On the one hand, it explores the connection between the special features of Chinese families and ... More


International And Cross-Cultural Studies: uniformities and variations

Harriet P. Lefley

in Family Psychoeducation for Serious Mental Illness

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195340495
eISBN:
9780199863792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340495.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Children and Families

This chapter states that family psychoeducation (FPE) is increasingly being applied in multiple cultural contexts, rural and urban. Most FPE offer the basic content of education about mental illness ... More


Concluding Remarks

C. Y. Cyrus Chu and Ruoh‐Rong Yu

in Understanding Chinese Families: A Comparative Study of Taiwan and Southeast China

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199578092
eISBN:
9780191722424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578092.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

In this concluding chapter, the topics discussed in previous chapters are listed and summarized in a systematic way. In particular, this chapter discusses whether the two Chinese families are ... More


Introduction

Julia María Schiavone Camacho

in Chinese Mexicans: Transpacific Migration and the Search for a Homeland, 1910-1960

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835401
eISBN:
9781469601786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882597_schiavone_camacho.5
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book follows the paths of Chinese Mexican families, tracing the transpacific journeys and the emergence of a Chinese Mexican identity. It also explores complex intersections of identity, ... More


The Expulsion of Chinese Men and Chinese Mexican Families from Sonora and Sinaloa, Early 1930s

Julia María Schiavone Camacho

in Chinese Mexicans: Transpacific Migration and the Search for a Homeland, 1910-1960

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835401
eISBN:
9781469601786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882597_schiavone_camacho.8
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter discusses the culmination of the Anti-Chinese movement in the depression era. Although authorities allowed some Chinese to remain and others stayed by hiding, officials or angry mobs ... More


Introduction

in Revolutionizing the Family: Politics, Love, and Divorce in Urban and Rural China, 1949-1968

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520217201
eISBN:
9780520922389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217201.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the impact of the Marriage Law on the Chinese family. This book investigates the extent to which stats can change family ... More


Proper Men and Proper Women: Parental Affection in the Chinese Family

William Jankowiak

in Chinese Femininities/Chinese Masculinities: A Reader

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520211032
eISBN:
9780520935303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520211032.003.0015
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses how structural and emotional issues are intertwined in the lives of men and women in Huhhot, capital of the Inner Mongolian Autonomous Region of the People's Republic of China. ... More


Atlantic Crossings

Graham Russell Gao Hodges

in Anna May Wong: From Laundryman's Daughter to Hollywood Legend

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789888139637
eISBN:
9789882208698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139637.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter discusses Wong's trans-Atlantic Career over seven years. It details her stardom in Shanghai Express with Dietrich and Daughter of the Dragon with Warner Oland and Sessue Hayakawa. It ... More


The Women Are Neither Chinese nor Mexican: Citizenship and Family Ruptures in Guangdong Province, Early 1930s

Julia María Schiavone Camacho

in Chinese Mexicans: Transpacific Migration and the Search for a Homeland, 1910-1960

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835401
eISBN:
9781469601786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882597_schiavone_camacho.10
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Focusing on the challenges Chinese Mexican families faced in Chinese men's communities in Guangdong Province, where some of the men already had wives, this chapter shows how Mexican women in China ... More


Through a Window

Graham Chan

in Cultural Curiosity: Thirteen Stories about the Search for Chinese Roots

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223400
eISBN:
9780520924918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223400.003.0050
Subject:
History, Asian History

“Never the typical Chinese family” is Graham Chan's description of his family. Graham's mother was born in Britain and could not speak nor understand Cantonese. Graham's father owns a restaurant, can ... More


Conclusion

Julia María Schiavone Camacho

in Chinese Mexicans: Transpacific Migration and the Search for a Homeland, 1910-1960

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835401
eISBN:
9781469601786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882597_schiavone_camacho.14
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This conclusion explores the memory of Chinese Mexicans in northern Mexico and southeastern China. It retraces the transpacific journeys of Chinese Mexican families, reflects on the process of ... More


Conclusion

in Revolutionizing the Family: Politics, Love, and Divorce in Urban and Rural China, 1949-1968

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520217201
eISBN:
9780520922389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217201.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the impact of the Marriage Law on the Chinese family. The result reveals the role of the state in changing family relations and shows ... More


Introduction: Chinese Happiness, a Shared Discursive Terrain

Gerda Wielander

in Chinese Discourses on Happiness

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9789888455720
eISBN:
9789888455515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455720.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter provides an overview of the most important works in happiness studies today as well as an analysis of the available happiness data on China since 1990, charting the main development and ... More


Chinese Families in the Post-Mao Era

Deborah Davis and Stevan Harrell (eds)

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520077973
eISBN:
9780520913578
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520077973.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

How have the momentous policy shifts that followed the death of Mao Zedong changed families in China? What are the effects of the decollectivization of agriculture, the encouragement of limited ... More


Chinese Economic History in Comparative Perspective

Paul S. Ropp

in Heritage of China: Contemporary Perspectives on Chinese Civilization

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520064409
eISBN:
9780520908932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520064409.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter provides an overview of how the early Chinese family system was linked to the social, political, and economic systems of the Chou through Han periods. The key changes that occurred from ... More


From Temasek to the Republic of Singapore: A Historical Overview

Kristina Göransson

in The Binding Tie: Chinese Intergenerational Relations in Modern Singapore

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832599
eISBN:
9780824870195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832599.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter provides historical background for Singapore, from the precolonial period to the modern Republic of Singapore. It also provides a history of Singapore's Chinese community and features of ... More


Conjugal Power and Diverse Strategies

Susanne Y. P. Choi and Yinni Peng

in Masculine Compromise: "Migration, Family, and Gender in China"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520288270
eISBN:
9780520963252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288270.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter outlines the complex dynamics of the negotiation of marital power resulting from and related to migration—the continuities as well as changes to the traditional pattern of male dominance ... More


Gender and family

Yu Xie

in The Oxford Companion to the Economics of China

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199678204
eISBN:
9780191788635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678204.003.0083
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines the traditional family system in China. Both gender relations and family forms have undergone tremendous changes in the past few decades. Women’s socioeconomic status has ... More


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