New Perspectives on China and Aging
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|Format:||Hardback, 160 pages|
|Other Information: ||tables|
|Published In: ||United States, 01 June 2007|
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.
Table of Contents
Preface; Introduction; Child Coresidence among Older Adults Living in Beijing, China: Trends, Determinants and Transitions; Pension Reform in China - Who are left out?; Grandparents Who Care for their Grandchildren in Rural China: Benefactors and Beneficiaries; China and Ageing in the New Century: Challenges to Research and Practice; Dynamics of Elderly Living Arrangements in China; Ageing and the Chinese Welfare State: Managing the Transition from Industrial to Post-Industrial Welfare; Consumption as Freedom? Intergenerational Relationships in a Changing China; The State, Trust and Ageing in China: A Neo-Foucauldian Excursion; Index.
|Publisher: ||Nova Science Publishers Inc|
|Dimensions: ||18.0 x 26.0 centimeters (0.52 kg)|