The modernization process China is undergoing has significantly affected the family system and the status of the Chinese elderly. The traditional social structure has been undermined and, as a result, the state’s responsibility to ensure the welfare of the elderly has increased. This paper details the reasons for the emergence of the elaborate reform of the social protection system of the elderly that is under way and gives an insight into China’s pension system.
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by Nanzhi Wei
by Nanzhi Wei [09-09-2010]