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A Preliminary Model of Particularistic Ties in Chinese Political Alliances: Kan-ch'ing and Kuan-hsi in a Rural Taiwanese Township
When one becomes an official, the entire family prospers … they host banquets and send presents ( ch'ing-k'o sung-li ). … One can see no organization. Personal acquaintances ( ssu-jen ) are employed,Expand
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Continuity and Change in the Contemporary Chinese Family
MANY LAYMEN BELIEVE the family in China has undergone vast changes since the establishment of the People's Republic in 1949. Three reasons may account for this belie. First, during the 1920s theExpand
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The Cultural Bases of Factional Alignment and Division in a Rural Taiwanese Township
In administrative districts throughout Taiwan, political factions resembling political machines compete for political offices and the attendant rewards of power, profit, and prestige. The forces thatExpand
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