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Social Transformation and Values Conflicts Among Youth in Contemporary China

Guozhen Cen and Dan Li

in International Perspectives on Youth Conflict and Development

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195178425
eISBN:
9780199958528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178425.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter describes the challenges faced by Chinese youth with respect to their moral and social values that emerged as a result of China's shift from a command economy to a free market system. It ... More


Households and Communities

Roderick Floud

in The People and the British Economy, 1830–1914

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192892102
eISBN:
9780191670602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192892102.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

This chapter discusses the development of housing and communities in Britain from 1830–1914. It shows that households in Victorian and Edwardian Britain invested in their own housing, in the ... More


Converting Tribute

He Bian

in Know Your Remedies: Pharmacy and Culture in Early Modern China

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691179049
eISBN:
9780691189048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691179049.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter tells a parallel story of the State’s retreat from directly procuring materia medica from localities as tribute, resorting instead to collecting a monetized surtax. Building on rich ... More


Trading Gold

Mette M. High

in Fear and Fortune: Spirit Worlds and Emerging Economies in the Mongolian Gold Rush

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501707544
eISBN:
9781501708121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707544.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This concluding chapter looks at the gold traders who take part in economic circuits that are oriented away from the mines and toward the yuan of their Chinese trading partners within Asia's illegal ... More


The New Economic Order

John W. Cole and Eric R. Wolf

in The Hidden Frontier: Ecology and Ethnicity in an Alpine Valley

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520216815
eISBN:
9780520922174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520216815.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter presents an assessment of the changes that have affected both Tret and St. Felix during the economic upswing of the past two decades. The production strategies followed today in Tret, ... More


Aesthetics of Enlightenment: Philosophical Continuity and Rhetorical Innovation in the Poetics of Roman Architecture

Mira Seo

in Old Society, New Belief: Religious transformation of China and Rome, ca. 1st-6th Centuries

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190278359
eISBN:
9780190278373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190278359.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions, World History: BCE to 500CE

Among the intellectual and literary elites of Roman Italy in the late first century CE, Christianity had yet to make significant inroads. The Stoicism of Panaetius and Seneca dominated ethical ... More


Conflict Theory of Corporal Punishment

Randall Collins

in Corporal Punishment of Children in Theoretical Perspective

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300085471
eISBN:
9780300133806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300085471.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter argues that conflict operates analogously on all levels, with differences in significance only relevant because they affect the strength of the variables, not the shape of the conflict ... More


New Places, Names, and Selves

in Restless Nation: Starting Over in America

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226394787
eISBN:
9780226394732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226394732.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Americans need a place to construct their dreams, and since their dreams usually involve material wealth, it helps if the place has plentiful resources. The land and its wealth have served this ... More


Cultivating Happiness: Psychotherapy, Spirituality, and Well-Being in a Transforming Urban China

Li Zhang

in Handbook of Religion and the Asian City: Aspiration and Urbanization in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780520281226
eISBN:
9780520961081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281226.003.0017
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the effort to blend modern psychotherapeutics with Buddhist and Daoist techniques in the zealous quest for happiness. The intense interest in and fervent pursuit of personal ... More


A Defence of Politics against the Market

Matthew Flinders

in Defending Politics: Why Democracy Matters in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199644421
eISBN:
9780191803604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199644421.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter defends politics from the market and explores how economic thinking has transformed the nature of politics in recent decades. It argues that the incursion of market-based values, ... More


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