How Parents Influence the Life Plans of Graduating Chinese University Students

@inproceedings{Deutsch2004HowPI,
  title={How Parents Influence the Life Plans of Graduating Chinese University Students},
  author={Francine M. Deutsch},
  year={2004}
}
Students graduating from Chinese universities today enjoy unprecedented freedom of choice in shaping their own futures. True, the security of a guaranteed job has disappeared, but with it has gone the obligation to return to one's hometown to follow a path set out by the government, either as a civil servant or as an employee of a state-owned enterprise (Agelasto, 1998; Cheng, 1998). Theoretically, today's students in the People's Republic of China can choose to pursue their own path in a… CONTINUE READING

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