The Resource Raising global families : parenting, immigration, and class in Taiwan and the US, Pei-Chia Lan, (ebook)

Raising global families : parenting, immigration, and class in Taiwan and the US, Pei-Chia Lan, (ebook)

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Raising global families : parenting, immigration, and class in Taiwan and the US
Title
Raising global families
Title remainder
parenting, immigration, and class in Taiwan and the US
Statement of responsibility
Pei-Chia Lan
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Language
eng
Summary
Public discourse on Asian parenting tends to fixate on ethnic culture as a static value set, disguising the fluidity and diversity of Chinese parenting. Such stereotypes also fail to account for the challenges of raising children in a rapidly modernizing world, full of globalizing values. In Raising Global Families Pei-Chia Lan examines how ethnic Chinese parents in Taiwan and the United States negotiate cultural differences and class inequality to raise children in the contexts of globalization and immigration. She draws on a uniquely comparative, multisited research model with four groups of parents: middle-class and working-class parents in Taiwan, and middle-class and working-class Chinese immigrants in the Boston area. Despite sharing a similar ethnic cultural background, these parents develop class-specific, context-sensitive strategies for arranging their children's education, care, and discipline, and for coping with uncertainties provoked by their changing surroundings. Lan's cross-Pacific comparison demonstrates that class inequality permeates the fabric of family life, even as it takes shape in different ways across national contexts
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1970-
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Lan, Pei-Chia
Dewey number
306.850951249
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Child rearing
  • Child rearing
  • Families
  • Immigrant families
  • Taiwanese Americans
  • Chinese Americans
  • Social classes
  • Social classes
  • Taiwan
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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Raising global families : parenting, immigration, and class in Taiwan and the US, Pei-Chia Lan, (ebook)
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781503605916
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT12138760
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remote
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12138760
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MWT12138760
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Raising global families : parenting, immigration, and class in Taiwan and the US, Pei-Chia Lan, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781503605916
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12138760
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12138760
System control number
MWT12138760
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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