Peter Laslett, 15 March 1984
Show More Communiqué of the State Statistical Bureau of the People’s Republic of China on Major Figures in the 1982 Population Census Beijing, 6 pp., October 1982Show More Patriarchy and Socialist Revolution in China by Judith Stacey.
California, 324 pp., £24.25, December 1983, 0 520 04825 3Show More
Long Lives: The Chinese Elderly and the Communist Revolution by Deborah Davis-Friedmann.
Harvard, 160 pp., £17, November 1983, 0 674 53860 9Show More
Beyond Sixty-Five: The Dilemma of Old Age in America’s Past by Carole Haber.
Cambridge, 181 pp., £17.50, May 1983, 9780521250962Show More
“... on the fate of the elderly, to the extent that they are dependent on their kinfolk for support. As Deborah Davis-Friedmann’s useful and timely study, Long Lives: The Chinese Elderly and the Communist Revolution, demonstrates, there can be no doubt that in China the support of elderly persons is very largely a familial matter. Chinese marriage laws and ...”