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Communities of Complicity Everyday Ethics in Rural China

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ISBN-10: 0857458906

ISBN-13: 9780857458902

Edition: 2013

Authors: Hans Steinm�ller, Hans Steinm�ller

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Everyday life in contemporary rural China is characterized by an increased sense of moral challenge and uncertainty. Ordinary people often find themselves caught between the moral frameworks of capitalism, Maoism, and the Chinese tradition. This ethnographic study of the village of Zhongba (in Hubei Province, central China) is an attempt to grasp the ethical reflexivity of everyday life in rural China. Drawing on descriptions of village life, interspersed with targeted theoretical analyses, the author examines how ordinary people construct their own senses of their lives and their futures in everyday activities: building houses, working, celebrating marriages and funerals, gambling, and…    
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Book details

List price: $135.00
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Berghahn Books, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/1/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 290
Size: 6.16" wide x 9.16" long x 0.74" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English