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Family sacrifices, the worldviews and ethics of Chinese Americans, Russell M. Jeung, Seanan S. Fong, Helen Jin Kim

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Family sacrifices, the worldviews and ethics of Chinese Americans, Russell M. Jeung, Seanan S. Fong, Helen Jin Kim
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Specialized
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
Family sacrifices
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Responsibility statement
Russell M. Jeung, Seanan S. Fong, Helen Jin Kim
Series statement
Oxford scholarship online
Sub title
the worldviews and ethics of Chinese Americans
Summary
'Family Sacrifices' provides a comprehensive, sociological portrait of Chinese Americans' most cherished values, practices, and ethics, ultimately illuminating why this ethnic group is the most nonreligious (52%) in the United States
Table Of Contents
Introduction: Chinese American familism and the theory of liyi -- Ancestral roots : Chinese American nonreligiousness and familism -- Transmission : Chinese American liyi socialization -- Translation : Chinese popular religion and Confucianism in the United States -- The yi of family sacrifice : Chinese Americans' highest values -- The li of Chinese American familism : ritualizing family, food, and fun
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