Session 145:
The Elderly and their Kin: The Family, the Market and the State

Saturday, April 19
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Grand Ballroom A
5th floor

Chair: Douglas A. Wolf, Syracuse University
Discussant: Emily M. Agree, Johns Hopkins University
Discussant: Zachary Zimmer, University of Utah

  1. The Roles of Family and the Welfare State in the Reception of Public Assistance by the Elderly In Three Latin American CountriesGilbert Brenes-Camacho, Universidad de Costa Rica; Luis Rosero-Bixby, Universidad de Costa Rica

  2. Transitions from Independent Households to Supported Environments over Three Decades in England and Wales: Changing Roles of Family and State?Emily Grundy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

  3. Family Support vs. Self Support: The Impact of Family Change and the Market Economy on Old-Age Support in Rural ChinaLihong Shi, Tulane University

  4. Social and Economic Context, Gender, and Care for the Elderly in NepalJennifer Eckerman, University of Michigan; Sarah R. Brauner-Otto, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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