This year's Joseph Levenson Book Prize goes to the 2021 work making "the greatest contribution to increasing understanding of the history, culture, society, politics, or economy of China."
It’s a man’s world
From the baseline China Health and Retirement Longitudinal Study (CHARLS) data, a report from researchers of USC, Peking University, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and a team of international partner institutions found stark gender differences in how men and women age in the developing world.
Henke studies global partnerships in China
Nowhere on Earth will the impact of the aging revolution be as drastic as in China — by 2050, there will be more than 400 million Chinese citizens over the age of 60. As the world watches to see how the country meets these unprecedented challenges, high-ranking officials invited USC Davis School of Gerontology Assistant Dean Maria Henke to explore the possibility of international collaborations.
2008-2009 USCI Faculty Research Grants
U.S.-China Institute awarded 6 research grants to USC faculty conducting research on a wide range of topics, including religion, health, and economics.
Exploring Disability Among Chinese Elderly Population: Prevalence, Use of Social Service and Gender Difference
Man Guo's project examines the use of social services among the elderly disabled Chinese as well as the gender difference in terms of disability prevalence and the use of social services.
Well-Being of Caregivers to Older Adults in China
Weiyu Mao's project examines the current policies on care giving in China as well as the challenges and opportunities that family caregivers and their elderly recipients face.
Behind the headlines
Essay presented at the USC/Economist Symposium "Life after 60: What is next for the PRC? October 28, 2009, Shanghai
Silverstein Named Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences Editor
Merril Silverstein teaches at the USC Davis School of Gerontology and in the USC Sociology Department.
Chen, "Intergenerational social support and the psychological well-being of older parents in China," 1998
USC thesis in Aging.
Wherever you may be, we wish you and those close to you the very best Year of the Rabbit.
Join us for a discussion with Mike Chinoy on his new book that expands on USCI's Assignment: China series.
Join us for Aynne Kokas's discussion of the global battle for control over and use of the personal and institutional data we create every day.