GSU Professor examines Population Aging in China

Check out this recent publication by the GSU 2011 Gerontology Institute‘s Distinguished Faculty Award winner Sociology Professor Heying Jenny Zhan:

GSU Professor Heying Jenny Zhan

GSU Professor Heying Jenny Zhan

Zhan, H. (2013). Population aging and long-term care in China. Generations, 37(1), 53-58.

Dr. Zhan first discusses the influence on population aging of China’s unique characteristics: one-child policy, impacts of urbanization, and the transition from socialism to a free-market economic system.  She then explores the primary challenges that China faces regarding long-term care of the aging population: “culture versus structure…aging in place versus aging in institutions…and women versus the state” (p. 55-57).

Read the article to learn more!

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