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Dissertation > Social Sciences > Sociology > Social life and social issues > Youth problems

Chinese city adult children intergenerational support class differences

Author ZhaoYong
Tutor LiuXin
School Fudan University
Course Sociology
Keywords Stratum Intergenerational Support Resource constraints Values Return on investment
CLC C913.5
Type Master's thesis
Year 2011
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In this paper CGSS2006 Family volumes of data to examine the Chinese city adult children of parents to provide support intergenerational class differences . And to test the theory of resource constraints , the return on investment theory and values ??the explanatory power of the theory of class differences . Adoption order log - ratio model (Ordinal Logit Model) fit the data , the results found that: my social class the higher the status , the more likely the parent on behalf of providing financial support ; old middle class is less than the working class and the new middle class to provide parents with the day-to-day care and emotional support ; higher the status of father social class , adult children are more likely to provide emotional support for parents . Resource constraints theory partly explains the the economic support differences between classes ; return on investment theory to explain the social class of the parent and the adult children of parents to provide emotional support differences . The values ??of the theory has not been well verified .

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