Explain Confucian ritual theory, self-cultivation, and the role of the family in both

Explain Confucian ritual theory, self-cultivation, and the role of the family in both
sources from:
1.Cohen and de Bary, Sources of the Chinese Tradition, pp. 587-924
2.Bell, Beyond Liberal Democracy (entire)
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Question:Explain Confucian ritual theory, self-cultivation, and the role of the family in both