Deep China : The Moral Life of the Person, Paperback Book


"Deep China" investigates the emotional and moral lives of the Chinese people as they adjust to the challenges of modernity.

Sharing a medical anthropology and cultural psychiatry perspective, Arthur Kleinman, Yunxiang Yan, Jing Jun, Sing Lee, Everett Zhang, Pan Tianshu, Wu Fei, and Guo Jinhua delve into intimate and sometimes hidden areas of personal life and social practice to observe and narrate the drama of Chinese individualization.

The essays explore the remaking of the moral person during China's profound social and economic transformation, unraveling the shifting practices and struggles of contemporary life.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 322 pages
  • Publisher: University of California Press
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  • Category: Social & cultural anthropology
  • ISBN: 9780520269453

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