Skip to content

Download Children of Mao: Personality Development and Political by Anita Chan PDF

By Anita Chan

E-book by way of Chan, Anita

Show description

Read Online or Download Children of Mao: Personality Development and Political Activism in the Red Guard Generation PDF

Best china books

Collection of BaiJuyi (Chinese classical literature series) (中国古典文学基本丛书:白居易集)

白居易集(全四册)
本书系白居易诗文集,凡71卷,收诗文3637篇,另有外集2卷,收诗文109篇。书末附传记和序跋,以及新编白居易年谱简编。

Food and Environment in Early and Medieval China

Chinese language meals is among the so much recognizable and extensively fed on cuisines on this planet. nearly no city in the world is with out a chinese language eating place of a few style, and chinese language canned, frozen, and preserved meals are available retailers from Nairobi to Quito. however the details of chinese language food range commonly from position to put as its significant constituents and strategies were tailored to neighborhood agriculture and flavor profiles.

China (Inventing the Nation)

With chinese language nationalism a necessary element of either the family politics of the People's Republic of China and its diplomacy, this booklet explores how China got here to be a state, arguing that from early instances China had the entire positive factors of a country nation- a standard language, tradition, and forms- and that China because it exists this day used to be invented during the development of a contemporary country.

Extra info for Children of Mao: Personality Development and Political Activism in the Red Guard Generation

Sample text

Many boys took the red scarf as an unwanted symbol of conformity to adult authority, no longer as a glorious cloth dyed red by the blood of martyrs. Several interviewees recall that they had begun refusing altogether to put on the scarf. In one interviewee's class, the peer-group pressure not to wear the scarf became S() strong that few boys wore it despite persistent harassment from teachers and student cadres. It was not uncommon in upper primary school to have student cadres stationed at a school's main gate to intercept any students without scarves , jot down their names and report them to the teachers.

But because Chang's positive orientation to the values was not manifested by conformity , it went unrecognized. For how did a child show himself to be 'a good student of Chairman Mao' except by externalizing it, by conforming actively to the school authorities' demands? In his 'political manifestat ions' (biaoxian) Chang appeared at best ordinary, at worst antisocial. He did not distinguish himself in manual labour , in organizational ability or concern for his classmates. He had no interest in outdoing his peer group in public displays.

1 was stubborn. 1 said to myself: 'I lost my red scarf and so what. What's your business to keep on asking me about it. ' The teacher punished me by making me stand . 1 stood for a long time. For several weeks 1 was not allowed to put on a new red scarf. Oh, the teacher was so furious . She punished me for so long. 1 was such a good student and had become this bad! 1 cried and cried in front of the school office. At last they gave me another one, in a big and impressive ceremony. Political Education, Character Formation in Primary School 29 Ao held the red scarf as sacred .

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.82 of 5 – based on 19 votes