A review of the historical and social processes contributing to care and caregiving in Chinese families.

@article{Holroyd1995ARO,
  title={A review of the historical and social processes contributing to care and caregiving in Chinese families.},
  author={Eleanor Holroyd and Ann E Mackenzie},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  year={1995},
  volume={22 3},
  pages={
          473-9
        }
}
The purpose of this paper is to review the literature on caring and caregiving in Chinese families in relation to the contribution made by historical and social processes. The beliefs and traditions of care appearing in the professional and popular literature are explored to enable comparison with recent research from Hong Kong, China and the United Kingdom. Caring emerges as profoundly complicated and ambivalent, drawing on notions of morality, obligation, love, kinship and gender… CONTINUE READING

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