Chinese Modernity and the Individual Psyche

  • Editors
  • Andrew B. Kipnis

Part of the Culture, Mind, and Society book series (CMAS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Introduction: Chinese Modernity and the Individual Psyche

  3. Creative Expression and Senses of Self

  4. Female Gender and the Relational Psyche

  5. Governing Individual Psyches in Contemporary China

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 229-236

About this book


Rapid industrialization, urbanization, and marketization have led to startling social changes in reform-era China. Mindful of the many forms of social theory that relate modernity to individualism, this volume addresses social and cultural change through the lens of psychological anthropology.


anthropology ethics gender

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc. 2012
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, New York
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Media & Culture Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-44369-7
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-26896-9
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