Social Support and Kinship in China and Vietnam

Building on the success of a comparative interdepartmental investigation of Kinship and Social Security in Europe  led by Patrick Heady (previously a postdoctoral researcher in the department), between 2006 and 2016 consecutive teams of researchers explored a range of themes in the two largest “reform socialist” states of East Asia.

Further Reading:
Kirsten W. Endres and Chris Hann (eds): Socialism with Neoliberal Characteristics.
Helena Obendiek: ‘Changing Fate’: Education, Poverty and Family Support in Contemporary Chinese Society. Berlin: LIT Verlag (2016).
Stevan Harrell and Gonçalo Santos (eds): Transforming Patriarchy: Chinese Families in the Twenty-first Century. Seattle: University of Washington Press (2017).
Minh T.N. Nguyen: Waste and Wealth: An Ethnography of Labor, Value, and Morality in a Vietnamese Recycling Economy. Oxford: Oxford University Press (2018).
Friedrike Fleischer: Soup, Love, and a Helping Hand: Social Relations and Support in Guangzhou, China. New York: Berghahn Books (2018).
Ildikó Bellér-Hann and Chris Hann: The Great Dispossession. Uyghurs between Civilizations. Berlin: LIT Verlag (2020).

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