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Unformatted text preview: ASAN 312 ( Pollard) Questions re: Family Matters, in Aat Vervoorn, Re Orient: Change in Asian Societies , 3 rd ed. 6. If one compares simple, complex and polygamous household structures in Asia and elsewhere, what are the main similarities and differences? 7. How do kinship systems influence families? Give examples of different types of kinship systems 8. Historically, how common were multigenerational households in China proper? 9. How would your characterize the conflicting tendencies towards nuclear and traditional complex households in contemporary East Asia? 10.How does Vervoorn understand the function of heterosexual marriage? Could this understanding be better developed? (If so, how would you revise this part of the chapter for a future edition?) 11. What broad historical and sociological developments caution us to qualify or limit any broad generalizations about families in Asia? 2...
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2011 for the course ASAN 312 taught by Professor Pollard during the Spring '09 term at University of Hawaii, Manoa.
- Spring '09