Costly Posturing : Relative Status, Ceremonies and Early Child Development in China

Chen, Xi and Zhang, Xiaobo (2012). Costly Posturing : Relative Status, Ceremonies and Early Child Development in China. UNU-WIDER.

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  • Sub-type Working paper
    Author Chen, Xi
    Zhang, Xiaobo
    Title Costly Posturing : Relative Status, Ceremonies and Early Child Development in China
    Volume/Issue No. 2012/70
    Publication Date 2012
    Place of Publication Helsinki
    Publisher UNU-WIDER
    Pages 41
    Language eng
    Abstract

    Presenting gifts at funerals, weddings, and other ceremonies held by fellow villagers have been regarded as social norms in Chinese villages for thousands of years. However, it is more burdensome for the poor to take part in these social occasions than fo

    UNU Topics of Focus Poverty
    Keyword Households
    Poverty
    Public welfare
    Social values
    Copyright Holder UNU-WIDER
    Copyright Year 2012
    Copyright type Fair use permitted
    ISSN 17987237
    ISBN 9789292305338
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