Studies in Childhood and Youth

Children, Rights and Modernity in China

Raising Self-Governing Citizens

Authors: Naftali, O.

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About this book

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.

About the authors

Orna Naftali is Lecturer in the Department of Asian Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel.

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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  • Download immediately after purchase
Hardcover $105.00
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  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $100.00
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  • 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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