Older women and family care in Hong Kong: differences in filial expectation and practices.

@article{Lee2005OlderWA,
  title={Older women and family care in Hong Kong: differences in filial expectation and practices.},
  author={William Keng-Mun Lee and Kwok Hong-Kin},
  journal={Journal of women & aging},
  year={2005},
  volume={17 1-2},
  pages={129-50}
}
Cultural aspects of aging have great importance on how older women and men are being treated, in particular in Asia where patriarchal practices dominate. Further, changes in the structure of the Chinese family alter this supportive function, and changes in traditional values affect the nature of the care and support provided to older women and men. This proposition was investigated by a quantitative study involving a survey of 390 older persons in Hong Kong. There are great discrepancies in… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.
1 Citations
0 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…