„Changing Fate“

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Helena Obendiek

Education, Poverty and Family Support in Contemporary Chinese Society

ISBN 978-3-643-90851-3
Band-Nr. 33
Jahr 2017
Seiten 256
Bindung broschiert
Reihe Halle Studies in the Anthropology of Eurasia

Artikelnummer: 978-3-643-90851-3 Kategorien: , ,


„In this compelling ethnography of the causes
and effects of educational desire in an extremely
impoverished corner of Gansu province, Helena Obendiek pays
particular attention to the complex social networks which
fund students‘ education, placing them in relations of debt
to their home villages and extended families. Her fieldwork
took her to these villages, to the county high schools and
to the urban settings where the educationally successful
attempt to land jobs. The result is a rich and holistic

Andrew Kipnis, Australian National University

Helena Obendiek manages the Asia Programme at
Konstanz University of Applied Sciences and is a research
associate of the Max Planck Institute for Social
Anthropology in Halle/Germany.