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Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences, 2023, 6(23); doi: 10.25236/AJHSS.2023.062311.

Cross-cultural Comparison of Family Education in China and the West: A Study Centered on Ang Lee's Film Trilogy


Wu Yixuan

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Wu Yixuan

City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 999077, China


Each ethnic group has its own cultural identity and cultural values, and education of different countries will have different characteristics accordingly. The theoretical construction of this essential is a cross-cultural and cross-border combination of pedagogy, such as dimensions of G·Hofstede’s cultural dimensions theory, John Bailey's accultutation, the classical theory of pedagogy and multicultural education theory, main research method is comparative analysis and case analysis. Through Ang Lee's "the family trilogy" storyline, contrast analysis: first, the differences between the Chinese and western family education is mainly manifested in the purpose of family education, content, way three aspects. Secondly, in the comparative study, we get a deeper understanding of education. In general, the western developed countries of advanced ideas and methods of family education, requires that we in the new era of China makes the family education to absorb the essence of multicultural education, namely can reveal the essence of traditional family education, we can stand in the world. It is hoped that this study will be conducive to solving some practical problems for the development of China's future education concept, and also provide a theoretical reference for Chinese parents who choose to immigrate to education blindly.


family education; moulti-culture; aims of family education; contents of family education; methods of family education

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Wu Yixuan. Cross-cultural Comparison of Family Education in China and the West: A Study Centered on Ang Lee's Film Trilogy. Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences (2023) Vol. 6, Issue 23: 65-70. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJHSS.2023.062311.


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