By Kwok-shing Chan
This ethnographic examine demonstrates that kinship, rather agnatic kinship, has remained a important source for Pang villagers, allowing them to obtain key welfare entitlements, and to safe a great degree of financial and social future health. Kinship association has supplied and nonetheless presents (admittedly differential) entry to political patronage and criminal entitlements, monetary information and the big advantages of company property-holding, actual defense and political management, employment, care-giving and aid networks, housing wishes, outdated age defense, a ritually-imagined neighborhood, with a feeling of religious wellbeing and fitness. Agnatic kinship has been geared up as a company establishment and as a quasi-religious neighborhood by which significant help, security, and privileged entry is supplied for villagers. whilst, reliance in this complex “localized tradition of welfare” has maintained or strengthened the contours of stratification and inequality between Pang villagers, while lineage identification has remained principally intact within the face of fixing exterior circumstances.
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A Localized Culture of Welfare: Entitlements, Stratification, and Identity in a Chinese Lineage Village (AsiaWorld) by Kwok-shing Chan