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Hsu, Francis L. K. 1909-1999

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Works: 92 works in 505 publications in 5 languages and 14,871 library holdings
Genres: Pictorial works  Illustrated works  Cross-cultural studies  Conference papers and proceedings  Case studies  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Other
Classifications: DS721, 915.1
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Most widely held works about Francis L. K Hsu
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Most widely held works by Francis L. K Hsu
Americans and Chinese : passage to differences by Francis L. K Hsu( )

18 editions published between 1981 and 1991 in English and Chinese and held by 2,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clan, caste, and club by Francis L. K Hsu( Book )

21 editions published between 1963 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu dui zhong guo, Yin du, Mei guo san ge min zu de sheng dian, Chuan shuo he min su gu shi jin xing le dui bi he bian xi, Zhan shi le san zhong she hui wen hua wan zheng er qing xi de tu xiang
Americans and Chinese: two ways of life by Francis L. K Hsu( Book )

46 editions published between 1953 and 2017 in English and Chinese and held by 928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu fen"xun gen tan yuan", "ren shen wu", "jin tui liang nan"fen san bu fen, Cong hun yin, Zheng zhi, Zong jiao, Jing ji ti zhi ji guan nian deng ji ge fang mian jin xing quan mian xing fen xi yu bi jiao, Shuo ming she hui zhong ge ren de tai du, Xin xin he xing dong ru he shou ying xiang, Bing qie tao lun zhong mei liang ge she hui zai shou dao nei bu ji wai zai de tiao zhan shi ru he ying dui
Psychological anthropology; approaches to culture and personality by Francis L. K Hsu( Book )

21 editions published between 1961 and 1995 in English and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Under the ancestors' shadow; kinship, personality, and social mobility in China by Francis L. K Hsu( Book )

39 editions published between 1948 and 1981 in English and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kinship and culture by Francis L. K Hsu( Book )

19 editions published between 1971 and 2017 in English and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"At one time Francis L.K. Hsu put forth a hypothesis on kinship that proposed a functional relationship between particular kinship systems and behavior patterns in particular cultural contexts. The controversy provoked among cultural anthropologists by this hypothesis is reflected in this book, which points the way toward more fruitful investigations of kinship in cultural and psychological anthropology. Hsu's hypothesis offers an alternative to the study of kinship as a mathematical game and to the treatment of fragmentary aspects of child-rearing practices as major causal factors in culture. Considering the kinship system as the psychological factory of culture, Hsu's aim is to discover the crucial forces in each system that shape the interpersonal orientation of the individual, which forms the individual's basis for adequate functioning as a member of his society and which, in turn, provides his culture with a basis for continuity and change. His central hypothesis is that the attributes of the dominant dyads in a given kinship system (such as father-son or mother-daughter) tend to determine the attitudes and action patterns that the individual in such a system develops toward other relationships in that system as well as toward his relationships outside of it. The topics are varied, ranging from the link between dyadic dominance and household maintenance, to role dilemmas and father-son dominance, to sex-role identity and dominant kinship relationships. The editor has contributed an introduction, an original essay on kinship and patterns of social cohesion, and a summary chapter to bring coherence to the diversity of opinion stated. This new presentation of Hsu's hypothesis, together with its discussion by eminent anthropologists and its recommendations for future research in the area, is an important addition to the literature on kinship."--Provided by publisher
The challenge of the American dream: the Chinese in the United States by Francis L. K Hsu( Book )

12 editions published between 1971 and 1997 in English and Chinese and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book examines the situation of the Chinese in the United States in terms of contact and conflict between two vastly different ways of life: how Chinese and white Americans conduct themselves under the circumstances; the effect of such contact and conflict on the behavior patterns of the individual; and, what future course Chinese-Americans and White Americans should pursue in mutual accommodation for a brighter and happier America of tomorrow. The research that went into this book is part of a larger continuing study from 1949 to 1970 under the auspices of the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research. At its inception, the author was also aided by a grant from the Social Science Research Council. For better understanding, research on other minority groups are also used. The author first visited Hawaii and did research among Hawaiian-Chinese in 1949-1950. He returned in 1969. During the two decades between these visits, he traveled quite extensively in different parts of the United States and Canada and developed an acquaintance with the Chinese in many cities including New York, San Francisco, Boston, Atlanta, Los Angeles. (Author/JM)
Under the ancestors' shadow : Chinese culture and personality by Francis L. K Hsu( Book )

30 editions published between 1948 and 1971 in English and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthropological study of a small semi-rural community in southwest China
Culture and self : Asian and Western perspectives by Anthony J Marsella( Book )

10 editions published between 1985 and 1988 in English and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

China day by day by Eileen Hsue-Balzer( Book )

7 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Psychological anthropology by Francis L. K Hsu( Book )

19 editions published in 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moving a mountain : cultural change in China by Godwin C Chu( Book )

9 editions published in 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rugged individualism reconsidered : essays in psychological anthropology by Francis L. K Hsu( Book )

9 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Americans and Chinese: purpose and fulfillment in great civilizations by Francis L. K Hsu( Book )

9 editions published between 1953 and 1972 in English and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Religion, science and human crises; a study of China in transition and its implications for the West by Francis L. K Hsu( Book )

25 editions published between 1952 and 1976 in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In examining the way in which a typical Chinese town responded to a cholera epidemic, the author illuminates cultural, scientific, and religious attitudes and practices
The study of literate civilizations by Francis L. K Hsu( Book )

21 editions published between 1969 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aspects of culture and personality : a symposium by Francis L. K Hsu( Book )

11 editions published in 1954 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Iemoto : the heart of Japan by Francis L. K Hsu( Book )

17 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

China enters the machine age; a study of labor in Chinese war industry by Kuo-heng Shih( Book )

11 editions published between 1944 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exorcising the trouble makers : magic, science, and culture by Francis L. K Hsu( Book )

10 editions published between 1983 and 1997 in English and Chinese and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Americans and Chinese : passage to differences
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Kinship and cultureChina enters the machine age; a study of labor in Chinese war industryExorcising the trouble makers : magic, science, and culture
Alternative Names
Hsu, F. K. L.

Hsu, Francis L. K., 1909-

Hsu, Francis L.K. 1909-1999

Hsu, Francis Lang Kuang.

Hsu, Francis Lang Kwang.

Hsu, Francis Lang-kwang, 1909-

Hsu, Kuang-liang.

Hsü, Lang-kuang.

Hsü, Lang-kuang 1909-1999

Hsu, Lang Kuang Francis 1909-1999

Hsu, Lang-kwang, 1909-

Kyo, Rōkō 1909-1999

Shū, F. L. K. 1909-1999

Shū, Rankowan 1909-1999

xu, lang guang

Xu, Langguang

Xu, Langguang 1909-1999

シュー, F. L. K.

シュー, フランシス L. K.

徐烺光, 1909-1999

許, 烺光

许烺光

许烺光, 1909-1999

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