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Unknotting the heart : unemployment and therapeutic governance in China / Jie Yang.

Author/Creator:
Yang, Jie, 1970- author.
Publication:
Ithaca ; London : ILR Press, an imprint of Cornell University Press, 2015.
Format/Description:
Book
xxv, 255 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Subjects:
Unemployment -- China -- Beijing -- Psychological aspects.
Unemployed -- Counseling of -- China -- Beijing.
Psychology, Industrial -- Political aspects -- China -- Beijing.
Labor policy -- China -- Beijing -- Psychological aspects.
Counseling psychology -- Government policy -- China -- Beijing.
Changping Qu (Beijing, China).
Contents:
Introduction : the "heart" of the Chinese economy
Happiness and self-reflexivity as therapy
"We help you help yourself"
Sending "warmth" and therapy
Though work or talk therapy?
Peiliao "companion to chat"
Job burnout or suppressed anger?
Conclusion : therapeutic politics and kindly power.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 229 - 246) and index.
ISBN:
9780801453755 (cloth : alk. paper)
0801453755 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780801456602 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0801456606 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
896954346