New Perspectives on China and Aging

New Perspectives on China and Aging

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The first part of the book is entitled 'Family, Transition and Ageing' and addresses rapid social and economic changes in China through a kaleidoscope of differential perspectives that focus on how family continues to be an important reference point for the past, present and future institution in the care of older people. The second part of the book focuses on the tangible social forces associated with managing old age: 'Welfare, Consumption and Ageing'. This section is important in locating the structures and agents of power that are relevant to maintaining trust and social relations between older people, the Chinese State and its dualism of state welfare and consumption of welfare.provide time to their children in the form of household labor or childcare services in exchange for financial transfers (Frankenberg, Lillard, and Willis ... Parental investments in the education of their children have been shown to follow a corporate template in China because children with more ... However, receipt of monetary aid increases with greater geographic separation, suggesting that Grandparentsanbsp;...

Title:New Perspectives on China and Aging
Author:Jason L. Powell, Ian G. Cook
Publisher:Nova Publishers - 2007-01-01


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