British Chinese Families

Parenting Approaches, Household Relationships and Childhood Experiences

  • Carmen┬áLau-Clayton

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
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  10. Back Matter
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About this book


Based on repeat interviews from a range of generational perspectives, this book explores the nature of contemporary British Chinese households and childhoods, examining the extent to which parents identify themselves as being Chinese and how decisions to uphold or move away from 'traditional' Chinese values impacts on their child-rearing methods.


Chinese British Chinese childhood family parenting children's agency intimacy parent child closeness migration and generations children Familie Generation methods nature Tradition

Authors and affiliations

  • Carmen┬áLau-Clayton
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  1. 1.University of LeedsUK

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