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Title Filial piety : practice and discourse in contemporary East Asia / edited by Charlotte Ikels.

Published Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2004.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  306.85695 FILI    AVAILABLE
Physical description xi, 304 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Ritualistic Coresidence and the Weakening of Filial Practice in Rural China / Danyu Wang 16 -- 2. Filial Daughters, Filial Sons: Comparisons from Rural North China / Eric T. Miller 34 -- 3. Meal Rotation and Filial Piety / Jun Jing 53 -- 4. "Living Alone" and the Rural Elderly: Strategy and Agency in Post-Mao Rural China / Hong Zhang 63 -- 5. Serving the Ancestors, Serving the State: Filial Piety and Death Ritual in Contemporary Guangzhou / Charlotte Ikels 88 -- 6. Filial Obligations in Chinese Families: Paradoxes of Modernization / Martin King Whyte 106 -- 7. Transformation of Filial Piety in Contemporary South Korea / Roger L. Janelli, Dawnhee Yim 128 -- 8. Filial Piety in Contemporary Urban Southeast Korea: Practices and Discourses / Clark Sorensen, Sung-Chul Kim 153 -- 9. Culture, Power, and the Discourse of Filial Piety in Japan: The Disempowerment of Youth and Its Social Consequences / Akiko Hashimoto 182 -- 10. Curse of the Successor: Filial Piety vs. Marriage Among Rural Japanese / John W. Traphagan 198 -- 11. Alone in the Family: Great-grandparenthood in Urban Japan / Brenda Robb Jenike 217.
Summary How has rapid economic development and the aging of the population affected the expression of filial piety in East Asia? Eleven experienced fieldworkers take a fresh look at an old idea, analyzing contemporary behavior, not norms, among both rural and urban families in China, Korea, Japan, and Taiwan.
Other author Ikels, Charlotte.
Subject Kinship -- East Asia.
Families -- East Asia.
Households -- East Asia.
Parent and adult child -- East Asia.
Filial piety -- East Asia.
Adult children of aging parents -- East Asia.
Aging parents -- Care -- East Asia.
East Asia -- Social life and customs.
ISBN 0804747903 (cloth : alk. paper)
0804747911 (paperback: alk. paper)