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By Qian Gong

This e-book analyses parental anxieties approximately their children’s healthcare matters in city China, enticing with wider theoretical debates approximately modernity, threat and nervousness. It examines the wider social, cultural and ancient contexts of parental nervousness via analysing a sequence of socio-economic adjustments and inhabitants coverage alterations in post-reform China that contextualise parental reports. Drawing on Wilkinson’s (2001) conceptualisation linking individual’s probability recognition to anxiousness, this ebook analyses the positioned probability reports of folks’ and grandparents’, taking a look relatively into their engagement with a variety of forms of media. It reports the representations of well-being matters and health-related dangers in a parenting journal, renowned newspapers, advertisement advertisements and new media, in addition to mom and dad’ and grandparents’ engagement with and reaction to those media representations. by way of investigating ‘a tradition of hysteria’ between mom and dad and grandparents in modern China, this ebook seeks so as to add to the scholarship of latest parenthood in a non- Western context. 

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