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Social change and the family in Taiwan

by Arland Thornton

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Taiwan,
  • Taiwan.
    • Subjects:
    • Family -- Taiwan,
    • Marriage -- Taiwan,
    • Taiwan -- Social conditions -- 1988-

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesSocial change & the family in Taiwan.
      StatementArland Thornton and Hui-Sheng Lin ; with contributions by Jui-Shan Chang ... [et al.].
      SeriesPopulation and development, Population and development (Chicago, Ill.)
      ContributionsLin, Hui-sheng.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ686 .T48 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 456 p. :
      Number of Pages456
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1085119M
      ISBN 100226798585
      LC Control Number94008973

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