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Renegotiating the Intergenerational Contract

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/9780824832599.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines how the intergenerational contract is renegotiated and transformed. Rapid social mobility across generations has weakened the position of elderly parents vis-à-vis their ... More


Binding Ties

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/9780824832599.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines ways in which intergenerational relations are maintained and reaffirmed. It begins by discussing how the Singapore government uses notions of traditional family values to ... More


Introduction: Challenges to Family Ties in an Asian Global City

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/9780824832599.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book explores how intergenerational relations among Chinese Singaporeans have changed in tandem with the island-nation's ... More


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