The Comparison of American and Chinese Family Education: Taking Modern Family as an Example

Yanling HU, Tingting LI


This paper compares some important family education phenomena in the TV serial--Modern Family which are obviously different in China. Then, this paper gives explanation from three main perspectives of beliefs, historical as well as welfare origin. And some implications are provided so as to help Chinese parents cast off obsolete thoughts and support all-round development of Chinese children.

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Hung, X. Y., & Hung, C. F. (2009). The comparison and enlightenment of family education in China and America. Journal of Wuhan University of Technology (Social Science Edition), (4).

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Zhang, X. (2012). An analysis of the difference of family education between China and America from the perspective of cultural value. Journal of Hubei Correspondence University, (8).



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