By Michael Saso, with statistic analysis by Nariko Akimoto
Published for New Life Center (aka Sino-Asia Foundation) by the University of Hawaii Press, 1999
Available for purchase.
17 plus 141 pages. An analysis of 4.500 family Registers, called Koseki in Japanese, Huji in Chinese, the study uses the analytical method developed by Arthur Wolf at Stanford. The study shows incredible variations in Chinese family structure.
Personal stories from Mainland, Taiwan, HK, and Ethnic minority families , and Thematic Apperceptive tests showing widely different cultural values.
Copious footnotes, charts, and illustrations.
A practical textbook for Anthropology courses on China.