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Family Values : The Chinese Family in Transition / Carlton International Media Limited.

Other author/creatorFilms Media Group.
Other author/creatorFilms for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other author/creatorCarlton International Media Limited.
Format Video (Streaming) and Electronic
Publication InfoNew York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2012], ©2000.
Description1 streaming video file (58 min.) : sound, color, digital file.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Subject(s)
Variant title Chinese Family in Transition
Series China: The Dragon's Ascent
China: The Dragon's Ascent. UNAUTHORIZED
Contents China's Changes (1:31) -- Ideal Chinese Family (1:41) -- Family Values (1:44) -- Confucian Instructions (3:13) -- Preference for Sons (2:26) -- Parent/Child Problems (3:11) -- Disobedient Son (2:22) -- Filial Respect (1:39) -- Arranged Marriages (1:45) -- Moral Education (1:28) -- Country Education (1:42) -- People's Commune (1:25) -- Family Businesses (2:07) -- In Honor of Ancestors (2:44) -- Population Control (2:25) -- Women's Burden (1:45) -- Marriage (2:00) -- Divorced Village Women (1:26) -- Women in the City (3:15) -- Individuality (2:51) -- On the Street (4:22) -- Burden of the Single Child (2:51) -- Spring Festival (2:52) -- Death and a Wedding (3:03) -- Credits: Family Values: The Chinese Family in Transition (1:35)
Abstract Historically, the traditional extended family has been China's built-in social security system. Today, under the pressures of family size limits, rapid urbanization, and Western cultural influences, China's social stability is being stressed to the breaking point. This program captures a transitional phase of Chinese history in which many parents are struggling to instill Confucian values and their own received wisdom about life into their children-teens and young adults who must weigh filial obedience, social obligations, and acceptance of established gender roles against a yearning for personal space and independence.
General noteFilms on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
General noteEncoded with permission for digital streaming by Films media Group on May 02, 2012.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Interest grade level 8 & up.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
Technical detailsMode of access: Internet.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description.
Genre/formVideorecording.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Genre/formEducational films.
Publisher number32956s Films Media Group
Publisher number32962 Films Media Group

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