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Jiaohua , an Educational Practice in the “Confucian” Company

Introduction Confucianism, the philosophical and moral values of which were considered by the iconoclasts of the early twentieth century to run counter to modernisation, consequently…

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Confucian Education and Utopianism: The Classics-reading Movement and its Potential for Social Change

Introduction: Reading the classics and the perspective of utopia in social movements The study of Confucian classics used to be at the heart of the…

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Editorial – Reinventing Confucian Education in Contemporary China: New Ethnographic Explorations

 Since the start of the twenty-first century, China has experienced a growing revival of references to the Confucian tradition in various realms such as…

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How to Read the Analects Eight Hours a Day: The Variety of Dujing (Reading Classics) Experiences amid the Confucian Revival

Introduction: An invitation to dujing Since the 1980s, the Confucian revival in contemporary Chinese society has grown as a local, national, and even global phenomenon…

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Parents as critical individuals: Revival of Confucian education from the perspective of Chinese individualisation

Introduction Understanding the Confucian revival in contemporary China entails clarifying the conditions of modernity that have materialised in present-day Chinese society. Since the early twentieth…

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Editorial – “Our Generation”: The Making of Collective Identifications in China and Taiwan

This special feature of China Perspectives tackles the important topic of generational identities and the original forms of collective actions they give way to across…

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Deconstructing “Youth without Regrets”: State Power, Collective Memory, and the Formation of a Popular Narrative on the Educated Youth Generation

On the morning of 27 January 2004, a bus left Chengdu and headed towards Chongqing along the Chengyu highway. Wang was on that bus, both…

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Generational Consciousness and Political Mobilisation of Youth in Taiwan

Introduction The Taiwanese media is full of commentaries and analyses that have gradually made evident the existence of a young generation separated from their elders…

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“A New Job after Retirement”: Negotiating Grandparenting and Intergenerational Relationships in Urban China

Introduction In 2020, the story of a 56-year-old woman who went on a solo road trip in China went viral online.[1] Escaping from an unhappy…

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From Zhiqing to “Mothers of Tongzhi Children”: Linkages between the Socialist Past, Reflective Present, and LGBT Future in China

Introduction On a sizzling summer day in 2019, I arrived at a Guangzhou city park for an appointment with Mama Wu.[1] “Come meet me around…

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