Diverse Participation and Orderly Guiding: The Establishment Policy Strategies of the Community Socialized Elder Care Service System in Shanghai, China


With the acceleration of aging population trend and the further development of market economy system, it is the establishment and improvement of urban communities Socialized Elder Care Service System participated by pluralistic entities that has become the basic strategies in current China to deal with the problem of aging population. From the policy empirical research of social forces participated in Community Socialized Elder Care Service (CSECS) System in Shanghai recent years, this paper reveals the role positioning, basic functions and the interaction of the government, society organizations, citizens and other bodies which participated in the process of CSECS System establishment currently. And then, by analyzing external barriers and internal constraints faced by this social elder service system, this paper puts forward some suggestions to improve it. This study will be important theoretical value and practical significance for the construction and improvement of SCECS with Chinese characteristics policy pattern based on the positive interaction of “government-society-family”.

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Yu, K. (2014) Diverse Participation and Orderly Guiding: The Establishment Policy Strategies of the Community Socialized Elder Care Service System in Shanghai, China. Open Journal of Social Sciences, 2, 152-159. doi: 10.4236/jss.2014.28022.

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