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Modes of Care for the Elderly in Vietnam: Adaptation to Change

Hoang, Cuc Thu


Caring for its members is the main function of the family. In Vietnamese culture, respect and care for the elderly, or filial piety, is the norm. This thesis examines the care and support of the elderly in Vietnam, based on nationally representative survey data and fieldwork. The study describes how the traditional mode of aged care – centered on the multi-generation household – has been adapted in recent decades because of rapid demographic, social and...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015-11
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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