Living arrangements in four Asian countries: a comparative perspective.

  title={Living arrangements in four Asian countries: a comparative perspective.},
  author={M M Asis and Laura Carde{\~n}oso Domingo and John E. Knodel and Khyati Mehta},
  journal={Journal of cross-cultural gerontology},
  volume={10 1-2},
The findings of the 4 preceding country studies are examined here from a comparative perspective identifying some of the similarities and differences that underlie living arrangements of the elderly. More specifically, we compare the normative basis underlying living arrangements, mechanisms that help perpetuate co-residence, strains inherent to co-residence, preferences for co-residents, alternative forms of living arrangements, and views of social changes in relation to living arrangements… CONTINUE READING


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