POLS 3620: Contemporary Europe and AsiaTam Wai Lok, Ivan     09019707Sze Tsz Kwan, Ada     09013067Yu Sin Wa, Iris       0...
What is the role of a child in a European family and a Chinese familyEurope: an individual in a family     China: the cent...
Chinese Families    European FamiliesFamily value        Authoritarian       EqualityRole of child in    reckling         ...
Sze Tsz Kwan, Ada (09013067)
I couldn’t sleep!           Tell me a bedside story!I’ll thump you if you don’t    The most effectivesleep!               ...
Raise your arm       higher!  Bend your waist lower!Stretch your body!Ah, healthy gymnastics isnot healthy at all…        ...
Sze Tsz Kwan, Ada (09013067)
“Oh, show some interest! How many 8-year-olds can play the ‘1812’ on a vacuum hose?”                          Sze Tsz Kwan...
Chinese Parents (Tend to be…)     British Parents (Tend to be…)- Authoritarian                   - Authoritativea. Blame a...
“You will lose your front teeth                                  if you tell lies”“Not respecting parents will bepunished ...
Chinese Parents   British Parents• Obedient        • Independent• Morally good    • Own individuality and                 ...
“It’s Not That I Reject Your Values, Mum and Dad. It’s Just That                  I’ve Evolved And You Haven’t.”          ...
Chinese Parents      British Parents• Obedient           • Independent• Morally good       • Own individuality and• Wealth...
Father, Do you    love Me? What score did you  get in your exam        today?  75  75Then you only get 75%  of my love tod...
Tam Wai Lok, Ivan (09019707)
Chinese Parents           British Parents•Authoritarian            •Understanding,•Think that they make      respectingthe...
Yu Sin Wa, Iris (09017585)
Different Degree of child’s                freedom MasterCard   Worldwide survey:  Hong Kong 88%  Taiwan 79%  China 46%  ...
Yu Sin Wa, Iris (09017585)
Yu Sin Wa, Iris (09017585)
Yu Sin Wa, Iris (09017585)
Yu Sin Wa, Iris (09017585)
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HKBU POLS3620  Comparison of Family Education in China and UK
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HKBU POLS3620 Comparison of Family Education in China and UK

  1. 1. POLS 3620: Contemporary Europe and AsiaTam Wai Lok, Ivan 09019707Sze Tsz Kwan, Ada 09013067Yu Sin Wa, Iris 09017585
  2. 2. What is the role of a child in a European family and a Chinese familyEurope: an individual in a family China: the center of a family Yu Sin Wa, Iris (09017585)
  3. 3. Chinese Families European FamiliesFamily value Authoritarian EqualityRole of child in reckling As an individual likefamilies other family membersRelationship of Subordinate Equal status or evenparents and child FriendshipForms of Top-Down commands Listening and sharingcommunication and bottom-up requests Yu Sin Wa, Iris (09017585)
  4. 4. Sze Tsz Kwan, Ada (09013067)
  5. 5. I couldn’t sleep! Tell me a bedside story!I’ll thump you if you don’t The most effectivesleep! bedside story on Earth… Sze Tsz Kwan, Ada (09013067)
  6. 6. Raise your arm higher! Bend your waist lower!Stretch your body!Ah, healthy gymnastics isnot healthy at all… Sze Tsz Kwan, Ada (09013067)
  7. 7. Sze Tsz Kwan, Ada (09013067)
  8. 8. “Oh, show some interest! How many 8-year-olds can play the ‘1812’ on a vacuum hose?” Sze Tsz Kwan, Ada (09013067)
  9. 9. Chinese Parents (Tend to be…) British Parents (Tend to be…)- Authoritarian - Authoritativea. Blame and scold first a. Ask for reason first Subordinative status  Equal status Children are not given chance  Children are allowed to to explain for their explain for their mishaviours, misbehaviours, taught to be teach with reasoning obedient b. Rare use of corporalb. Use of corporal punishment punishment and threat and threat c. Communication, Two-wayc. Lack of communication understanding Sze Tsz Kwan, Ada (09013067)
  10. 10. “You will lose your front teeth if you tell lies”“Not respecting parents will bepunished by Thunder God” Tam Wai Lok, Ivan (09019707)
  11. 11. Chinese Parents British Parents• Obedient • Independent• Morally good • Own individuality and good conduct Tam Wai Lok, Ivan (09019707)
  12. 12. “It’s Not That I Reject Your Values, Mum and Dad. It’s Just That I’ve Evolved And You Haven’t.” Tam Wai Lok, Ivan (09019707)
  13. 13. Chinese Parents British Parents• Obedient • Independent• Morally good • Own individuality and• Wealth and Honor good conduct • Curiosity, Interest, Happiness, Personal growth Tam Wai Lok, Ivan (09019707)
  14. 14. Father, Do you love Me? What score did you get in your exam today? 75 75Then you only get 75% of my love today. Tam Wai Lok, Ivan (09019707)
  15. 15. Tam Wai Lok, Ivan (09019707)
  16. 16. Chinese Parents British Parents•Authoritarian •Understanding,•Think that they make respectingthe best choice for their •Think that theirchildren children are capable to make decisions for their own good Yu Sin Wa, Iris (09017585)
  17. 17. Yu Sin Wa, Iris (09017585)
  18. 18. Different Degree of child’s freedom MasterCard Worldwide survey: Hong Kong 88% Taiwan 79% China 46% interviewed parents force their children to attend at least one interest class Music instrument learning, foreign languages and tutorial classes are the most popular interest classes Only 8% interviewed parents take their children’s interest into account Yu Sin Wa, Iris (09017585)
  19. 19. Yu Sin Wa, Iris (09017585)
  20. 20. Yu Sin Wa, Iris (09017585)
  21. 21. Yu Sin Wa, Iris (09017585)
  22. 22. Yu Sin Wa, Iris (09017585)
  23. 23. The End

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