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Misa Izuhara

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9781847422057

Published to University Press Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781847422057.001.0001

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Housing wealth and family reciprocity in East Asia

Housing wealth and family reciprocity in East Asia

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(p.77) Five Housing wealth and family reciprocity in East Asia
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Ageing and intergenerational relations
Author(s):

Misa Izuhara

Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781847422057.003.0005

This chapter examines the changing nature and patterns of East Asian practices on family support and reciprocity. It uses the housing dimension to explore the flow of support, but looks beyond the conventional nuclear family households to include three interrelated generations within families. It identifies changing strategies and practices of family relations to cope with the wider and rapid structural changes taking place in the region. It notes that the analysis of the empirical data is focused on a comparison of two dynamic cities in East Asia — Tokyo and Shanghai.

Keywords:   East Asia, family support, reciprocity, housing, family relations, Tokyo, Shanghai

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