This article reports on a description of aging in China, in general, and Shanghai, in particular, with contrasts to the aging taking place in Hong Kong. Focused upon are the consequences of population aging on informal and formal support systems in the present and for the future. The efforts in the two cities of Shanghai and Hong Kong reflect differences in systems but are both influenced by traditional practices of a Chinese society.
Chow, Nelson W. S.
"Aging in China,"
The Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare: Vol. 26
, Article 4.
Available at: http://scholarworks.wmich.edu/jssw/vol26/iss1/4