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Sustaining family life in rural China: reinterpreting filial piety in migrant Chinese families

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This study explores the changing nature of filial piety in contemporary society in rural China. With the economic, social and political upheavals that followed the Revolution, can 'great peace under heaven' still be found for the rural Chinese family as in the traditional Confucian proverb,"make yourself useful, look after your family, look after your country, and all is peaceful under heaven"? This study explores this question, in terms not so much of financial prosperity, but of non-tang...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Campion Hall
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Social Policy and Intervention
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Publication date:
2015
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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uuid:8e679650-a857-4f3c-a5c1-770a1bff848e
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ora:12197

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