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Title Deep China : the moral life of the person : what anthropology and psychiatry tell us about China today / Arthur Kleinman [and others]
Published Berkeley, Calif. ; London : University of California Press, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 311 pages)
Contents Introduction : Remaking the moral person in a new China -- The changing moral landscape / Yunxiang Yan -- From commodity of death to gift of life / Jing Jun -- China's sexual revolution / Everett Yuehong Zhang -- Place attachment, communal memory, and the moral underpinnings of gentrification in postreform Shanghai / Pan Tianshu -- Depression : coming of age in China / Sing Lee -- Suicide, a modern problem in China / Wu Fei -- Stigma : HIV/AIDS, mental illness, and China's nonpersons / Guo Jinhua and Arthur Kleinman -- Quests for meaning / Arthur Kleinman
Summary "Deep China investigates the emotional and moral lives of the Chinese people as they adjust to the challenges of modernity. Sharing a medical anthropology and cultural psychiatry perspective, the contributors--Arthur Kleinman, Yunxiang Yan, Jing Jun, Sing Lee, Everett Zhang, Pan Tianshu, Wu Fei, and Guo Jinhua--explore the remaking of the moral person during China's profound social and economic transformation, unraveling the shifting practices and struggles of contemporary life."--Page 4 of cover
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Cultural psychiatry -- China.
Identity (Psychology) -- China.
Medical anthropology -- China.
Ethnopsychology -- methods.
Social Identification.
Cultural Characteristics.
Social Conditions.
China -- Moral conditions.
China -- Social conditions.
China -- Social life and customs.
Form Electronic book
Author Kleinman, Arthur.
LC no. 2011012375
ISBN 0520950518 (electronic bk.)
9780520950511 (electronic bk.)