Chapter 1. Introduction: Social Policy of the Changing Economic State.- Chapter 2. China and the Bio medicalization of Aging: Implications and Possibilities.- Chapter 3. Aging: The Role of Work and Workplace Implications - Changing Expectations in the US and China.- Chapter 4. Pensions and Social Assistance: The Development of Income Security Policies for Old People in China.- Chapter 5. Rural Old Age Support in Transitional China: Efforts between Family and State.- Chapter 6. Social Policy, Family Support, and Rural Elder Care.- Chapter 7. China's Family Support System: Impact of Rural-Urban Female Labor Migration.- Chapter 8. The Utility of Enhancing Filial Piety for Eldercare in China.- Chapter 9. Gendered Social Capital and Health Outcomes among Older Adults in China.- Chapter 10. An East-West Approach to Mind-Body Health of Chinese Elderly.- Chapter 11. Family Caregiving and Impact on Caregiver Mental Health: A Study in Shanghai .- Chapter 12. Housing Stratification and Aging in Urban China.- Chapter 13. Institutional Care.- Chapter 14. Chaning Welfare Institution and Evolution of Chinese Nonprofit Organizations: The Story of Elder Care Homes in Urban Shanghai.- Chapter 15. Aging Policy Integrative Appraisal System (Apias) in the Asia Pacific Region: A Case Study on Macao Special Administrative Region.
A timely volume given China's emerging role in the world economy and current high profile of comparative studies of social welfare Includes a cross-disciplinary roster of expert contributors Discussions of social policy and effects on older people in China allow debates about the impact of health and social welfare on contemporary social life