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Studies in Childhood and Youth

Children, Rights and Modernity in China

Raising Self-Governing Citizens

Authors: Naftali, O.

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This book is an original, ethnographic study of the emergence of a new type of thinking about children and their rights in urban China. It brings together evidence from a variety of Chinese government, academic, pedagogic and media publications, and from interviews and participant observations conducted in schools and homes in Shanghai, China.

Table of contents (6 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Naftali, Orna

    Pages 1-32

  • Recasting Children as Autonomous Persons: Children as Future Citizens and Workers

    Naftali, Orna

    Pages 33-58

  • Children’s Right to Self-Ownership: Space, Privacy, and Punishment

    Naftali, Orna

    Pages 59-82

  • Constituting Rights as Needs: Psychology and the Rise of Middle-Class Childhood

    Naftali, Orna

    Pages 83-109

  • The Filial Child Revisited: Tradition Holds Its Ground in Modern Shanghai

    Naftali, Orna

    Pages 110-127

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eBook $79.99
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  • ISBN 978-1-137-34659-9
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  • Download immediately after purchase
Hardcover $105.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-137-34658-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $100.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-349-46702-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • This title is currently reprinting. You can pre-order your copy now.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Children, Rights and Modernity in China
Book Subtitle
Raising Self-Governing Citizens
Authors
Series Title
Studies in Childhood and Youth
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-34659-9
DOI
10.1057/9781137346599
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-34658-2
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-46702-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 173
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