The study of Chinese society : essays / by Maurice Freedman ; selected and introduced by G. William Skinner.
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Skinner, G. William 1925-2008.
Rogers D. Spotswood Collection.
China -- Social conditions.
Chine -- Conditions sociales.
Chinese -- Southeast Asia.
Chinois -- Asie du Sud-Est.
xxiv, 491 pages ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 445-475) and index.
Part one, The Chinese in Southeast Asia -- The Chinese in Southeast Asia : a longer view -- The handling of money : a note on the background to the economic sophistication of overseas Chinese -- The growth of a plural society in Malaya -- An epicycle of Cathay ; or, The southward expansion of the sinologists -- Part two. Chinese society in Singapore -- Immigrants and associations : Chinese in nineteenth-century Singapore -- Chinese kinship and marriage in early Singapore -- Colonial law and Chinese society -- Chinese family law in Singapore : the rout of custom -- Religion and social realignment among the Chinese in Singapore (with Marjorie Topley) -- Part three. Social change in the new territories of Hong Kong -- Chinese geomancy : some observations in Hong Kong -- Shifts of power in the Hong Kong New Territories -- Emigration from the New Territories -- Part four. Kinship and religion in China -- The Chinese domestic family : models -- The family in China, past and present -- Rites and duties, or Chinese marriage -- Ritual aspects of Chinese kinship and marriage -- Ancestor worship : two facets of the Chinese case -- Geomancy -- The politics of an old state : a view from the Chinese lineage -- On the sociological study of Chinese religion -- Part five. On the study of Chinese society -- Sociology in China : a brief survey -- A Chinese phase in social anthropology -- What social science can do for Chinese studies -- Why China?
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