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Village and Family in Contemporary China

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Village and Family in Contemporary China by William Parish and Martin King Whyte. Published by University of Chicago 1978. Paperback in good condition. There is a crease to top corner of front cover.
After 1949 the Chinese Communists carried out land reform, the collectivization of agriculture, and the formation of people's communes. The new economic and political organizations that emerged have made peasant life more comfortable and secure, but many economic and status differentials and traditional customs remain resistant to change. Focusing on rural Kwangtung province, William L. Parish and Martin King Whyte examine the rural work-incentive system, village equality and inequality, rural health care and education, marriage customs, and the position of women, among other topics, to determine what and how much of the traditional Chinese ways of life is left in Communist China.

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Author(s):
Parish W and Whyte S K
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
22.5x14.5x2cm
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0226645916
ISBN-13:
9780226645919
Number of pages:
266
Publisher:
The University of Chicago Press
Title:
Village and Family in Contemporary China

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Village and Family in Contemporary China by William Parish and Martin King Whyte. Published by University of Chicago 1978. Paperback in good condition. There is a crease to top corner of front cover.
After 1949 the Chinese Communists carried out land reform, the collectivization of agriculture, and the formation of people's communes. The new economic and political organizations that emerged have made peasant life more comfortable and secure, but many economic and status differentials and traditional customs remain resistant to change. Focusing on rural Kwangtung province, William L. Parish and Martin King Whyte examine the rural work-incentive system, village equality and inequality, rural health care and education, marriage customs, and the position of women, among other topics, to determine what and how much of the traditional Chinese ways of life is left in Communist China.

Author(s):
Parish W and Whyte S K
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
22.5x14.5x2cm
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0226645916
ISBN-13:
9780226645919
Number of pages:
266
Publisher:
The University of Chicago Press
Title:
Village and Family in Contemporary China

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