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Author Chan, Kwok-shing.

Title A localized culture of welfare [electronic resource] : entitlements, stratification, and identity in a Chinese lineage village / Kwok-shing Chan.

Imprint Lanham : Lexington Books, 2012.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xi, 223 p. : ill., maps.
Series AsiaWorld
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Maps, tables, and diagrams -- Acknowledgments -- Note on romanization -- Introduction : welfare and security, an anthropological perspective -- The Pang lineage village -- Living under threat : reactions to Hong Kong's return to China -- Corporate resources and financial security -- Communal safety and protection -- Employment and care provisions -- Entitlement and value : housing -- Old age welfare and security -- The religious pursuit of welfare and security -- Conclusion -- Methodological appendix -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Index.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Public welfare -- China -- Hong Kong.
Public welfare -- China.
Families -- China -- Hong Kong.
Families -- China.
Kinship -- China -- Hong Kong.
Kinship -- China.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780739166871 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780739178577 (e-book)

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