Elderly Care, Intergenerational Relationships and Social Change in Rural China

Elderly Care, Intergenerational Relationships and Social Change in Rural China

by Fang Cao

Hardcover(1st ed. 2019)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789811329616
Publisher: Springer Singapore
Publication date: 12/20/2018
Edition description: 1st ed. 2019
Pages: 199
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x (d)

About the Author

Fang Cao currently teaches Chinese at La Trobe University, Australia. She completed her PhD studies in 2017 from La Trobe University and her research focuses on eldercare and local communities in China.

Table of Contents

1 Introduction
2 Setting the Scene: Dougou Village

3 Cultural Constructions of Filialness

4 Parental Duties: The Burden of Sons


5 Migrant Work and Economic Change: Effects on Elderly Care and Intergenerational Practices
6 The Marginalisation of the Rural Elders

7 Caring for Ageing Parents in the Migration Era

8 Explaining Family Changes in Rural China

9 Summary and Implications

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