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Confucianism

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posted on 2013-01-01, 00:00 authored by Xiangshu FangXiangshu Fang, L Bi
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.

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Title of book

Handbook of research on development and religion

Chapter number

9

Pagination

124 - 137

Publisher

Edward Elgar Publishing

Place of publication

Cheltenham, England

ISBN-13

9780857933577

ISBN-10

0857933574

Language

eng

Publication classification

B1.1 Book chapter

Copyright notice

2013, Edward Elgar Publishing

Extent

33

Editor/Contributor(s)

M Clarke

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