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ERIC Number: EJ997598
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Jan
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 22
ISSN: ISSN-0303-8300
Misrepresenting Chinese Folk Happiness: A Critique of a Study
Ip, Po-Keung
Social Indicators Research, v110 n2 p695-702 Jan 2013
Discourses on Chinese folk happiness are often based on anecdotal narratives or qualitative analysis. A recent study on Chinese folk happiness using qualitative method seems to provide some empirical findings beyond anecdotal evidence on Chinese folk happiness. This paper critically examines the study's constructed image of Chinese folk happiness, its methodology and account of traditional Chinese happiness, and finds them wanting. A brief account of Chinese traditional happiness is provided.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: China