Why do so many patients choose the arduous hemodialysis treatment instead of kidney transplant? What do their clinical choices reveal about family life and the socioeconomic marginalization of migrant workers in China today?
Care workers exercise agency to dismiss prejudicial attitudes toward their work and meet the care needs of an aging population.
Families outside Fukushima’s evacuation zone try to “live normally again” despite the shadow of radiation exposure.
For Hongkongers, kendo offers practice in the pursuit of self-cultivation and ethical work.
The legacy of collectivism and communism has been revived in the construction of a modern Guan Gong, a hero who embodies socially-desired moral codes and concepts of masculinity.
Ethical values are at once too easy to identify and too difficult to decisively settle in contemporary China.