The Myth of Neighbourhood Mutual Help

The Myth of Neighbourhood Mutual Help

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This book describes the traditional Chinese neighbourhood structures at different historical periods and discovered that the neighourhood structures were tightly knitted more for the purpose of control than for welfare protection of the people. The transformation into the socialist system has revitalized the neighbourhood network since 1949.At times, these bicycle-stand workers also keep a watch on discipline and regulations, such as, that people are not ... As the bicycle is one of the main means of transport, bicycle- repair service has also become essential in the everyday life of the residents. ... Residents have to pay 10 cents (fin) for making a telephone call.

Title:The Myth of Neighbourhood Mutual Help
Author:Cecilia L. W. Chan
Publisher:Hong Kong University Press - 1993


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