Author(s): George A. De Vos
The kinfolk is central to societies which have been profoundly influenced through the Confucian, and later Neo-Confucian, mandate. This ebook examines the character of kinfolk continuities and the inner kinfolk social and mental dynamics in societies that contain the Confucian core of Asia, particularly China (together with Taiwan), Korea, Japan, Vietnam, and Singapore. Confucian concepts are mentioned from various views: faith, philosophy, and historical past anthropology and sociology psychology, psychoanalysis, and psychiatry. Both abiding mental and social similarities in addition to cultural variations are addressed. The quantity supplies insights on each the certain social cohesiveness discovered inside of Asian households and at the conceivable tensions or even psychopathological responses that can be engendered inside of a modern Confucian kinfolk. In addition, the paintings explores the typical Confucian family-cultural background that should be understood to interpret each the scholastic and entrepreneurial luck of East Asians anyplace they’ve settled within the Americas and the new financial push of their homelands.