Children, Rights and Modernity in China

Raising Self-Governing Citizens

  • Orna Naftali

Part of the Studies in Childhood and Youth book series (SCY)

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About this book


This book is an original, ethnographic study of the emergence of a new type of thinking about children and their rights in urban China. It brings together evidence from a variety of Chinese government, academic, pedagogic and media publications, and from interviews and participant observations conducted in schools and homes in Shanghai, China.


childhood children psychology Tradition

Authors and affiliations

  • Orna Naftali
    • 1
  1. 1.The Hebrew University of JerusalemIsrael

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2014
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Social Sciences Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-46702-0
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-34659-9
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