Confucianism

Fang, Xiangshu and Bi, Lijun 2013, Confucianism, in Handbook of research on development and religion, Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, England, pp.124-137.

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Title Confucianism
Author(s) Fang, Xiangshu
Bi, Lijun
Title of book Handbook of research on development and religion
Editor(s) Clarke, Matthew
Publication date 2013
Chapter number 9
Total chapters 33
Start page 124
End page 137
Total pages 14
Publisher Edward Elgar Publishing
Place of Publication Cheltenham, England
Keyword(s) Confucianism
Confucius
Mencius
Confucianism and development
Summary This chapter explores the development and rise of Confucianism as the state cult in China, and discusses the social role of Confucianism in terms of education, community development, health care, environment and gender. In this chapter, particular focus is given to Contemporary Confucianism, which calls for the engagement with the serious moral enterprise of restructuring social institutions and reformulating public policies in accordance with fundamental Confucian moral concerns and commitments to family and virtue.
ISBN 0857933574
9780857933577
Language eng
Field of Research 220405 Religion and Society
169903 Studies of Asian Society
Socio Economic Objective 950404 Religion and Society
HERDC Research category B1.1 Book chapter
Copyright notice ©2013, Edward Elgar Publishing
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30051750

Document type: Book Chapter
Collection: School of Humanities and Social Sciences
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