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Patrilocal, matrilocal or neolocal? Intergenerational proximity of married couples in China

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Objective: The study describes current patterns of intergenerational proximity in China, and analyzes the structural conditions that are associated with couples' proximity to the husband's and the wife's parents.

Background: Patrilocality is a core aspect of the traditional Chinese kinship system, and is deeply rooted in Confucian beliefs. In recent decades, however, this custom has been challenged by internal migration as well changes in family val...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1111/jomf.12538

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Sociology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences
Department:
Sociology
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Author
Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Marriage and Family Journal website
Volume:
81
Issue:
3
Pages:
549-566
Publication date:
2018-10-08
Acceptance date:
2018-08-02
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EISSN:
1741-3737
ISSN:
0022-2445
Source identifiers:
896700
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pubs:896700
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uuid:8e61264d-98e9-46ff-89d8-3b08e3ebce0c
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pubs:896700
Deposit date:
2018-08-07

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