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The Ethnic System of Supplementary Education: Nonprofit and For-Profit Institutions in Los Angeles’ Chinese Immigrant Community

Min Zhou

in Toward Positive Youth Development: Transforming Schools and Community Programs

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195327892
eISBN:
9780199301478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327892.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

Informal social settings outside of school are as important as formal educational settings for children's learning and achievement. In the United States, informal settings are often organized by ... More


Challenging Segregation: Chinese Children at School

Wendy Rouse Jorae

in The Children of Chinatown: Growing Up Chinese American in San Francisco, 1850-1920

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833131
eISBN:
9781469605371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898581_jorae.8
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter describes how children growing up in Chinatown and desiring an American education chose between attendance at one of the private schools or at the segregated Chinese Public School. There ... More


The Chinese Medical Revolution and the National Medicine Movement

Sean Hsiang-lin Lei

in Neither Donkey nor Horse: Medicine in the Struggle over China's Modernity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226169880
eISBN:
9780226169910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226169910.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter 5 documents the key historic events that led to the rise of the National Medicine Movement. In March 1929, the National Board of Health unanimously passed a resolution to abolish the practice ... More


So That They May Be an Honor to You: The Nyonya Problem and the Singapore Chinese Girls’ School, 1890s–1940s

Karen M. Teoh

in Schooling Diaspora: Women, Education, and the Overseas Chinese in British Malaya and Singapore, 1850s-1960s

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190495619
eISBN:
9780190495640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190495619.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on the ethno-culturally hybrid Straits Chinese, who intermarried with local Malays for generations in the Straits Settlements of British Malaya and Singapore, and the role of ... More


Visualizing Health Care in 1930s Shanghai

Sean Hsiang-lin Lei

in Neither Donkey nor Horse: Medicine in the Struggle over China's Modernity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226169880
eISBN:
9780226169910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226169910.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Instead of treating “Chinese medicine” and “Western medicine” as well-established distinct groups, Chapter 6 argues that these two styles of medicine took shape only gradually as they competed with ... More


One Family, Two Fates

Carolyn Koo

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/9780520223400.003.0011
Subject:
History, Asian History

Carolyn Koo is a Chinese born in the United States, and grew up in a suburb of New York City where Chinese faces were few and far between. She remembers not appreciating her Chinese school ... More


Chop Suey (1884–86)

Scott D. Seligman

in The First Chinese American: The Remarkable Life of Wong Chin Foo

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9789888139897
eISBN:
9789888180745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139897.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Owing to his enthusiasm in Chinese theater, which sprang from his boyhood in Shandong, Wong attempted to bring a San Francisco Chinese theater troupe to New York, offering the Americans an ... More


The Li of Chinese American Familism: Ritualizing Family, Food, and Fun

Russell M. Jeung, Seanan S. Fong, and Helen Jin Kim

in Family Sacrifices: The Worldviews and Ethics of Chinese Americans

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190875923
eISBN:
9780190875954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190875923.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 6 identifies how Chinese Americans maintain the value of family through rituals, including rites of passage, ethnic routines, and table traditions. Rites of passage such as the wedding tea ... More


Ethics and Legality

Paul U. Unschuld

in What Is Medicine?: Western and Eastern Approaches to Healing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257658
eISBN:
9780520944701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257658.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

The distinct opposites of order and disorder, harmony and chaos were only knowable from social reality, after looking back at centuries of human behavior. The simultaneous projection of the concepts ... More


How Zen Became Zen: The Dispute over Enlightenment and the Formation of Chan Buddhism in Song-Dynasty China

Morten Schlütter

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832551
eISBN:
9780824870720
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832551.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book takes a novel approach to understanding one of the most crucial developments in Zen Buddhism: the dispute over the nature of enlightenment that erupted within the Chinese Chan (Zen) school ... More


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