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Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences, 2022, 5(13); doi: 10.25236/AJHSS.2022.051311.

Exploring a New Model of Mutual Aid for the Elderly under the Framework of Multiple Co-governance Analysis—Taking Chengdu Rural Areas as an Example


Liu Xinyu

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Liu Xinyu

School of Public Administration, Southwest Jiaotong University, Chengdu, China


During the "14th Five-Year Plan" period, China's aging will reach a moderate level. "China Development Report 2020: Development Trends and Policies of China's Population Aging" points out that the urban aging level is about 10%, while the rural population aging has reached 10%. 15.8%,. Chengdu has 11 municipal districts, 4 counties, 5 county-level cities and 259 townships in total. With the aggravation of the aging problem in rural areas, the demand for elderly care in rural areas has increased. Chengdu has done a lot of work in the provision of elderly care services in urban and rural areas. The concentration of rural mutual assistance mode sites in Chengdu makes it difficult for the elderly to travel in rural areas, incomplete rural infrastructure construction, lack of professionals, lag in the concept of elderly care, and unbalanced supply and demand. As a cooperative pension model involving multiple subjects, the root cause is that there are problems in the four levels of cooperation between multiple subjects, including goals, rights, responsibilities and trust, which affect the effectiveness of the implementation of this model. Therefore, explore a new model of mutual assistance for the elderly in rural areas in Chengdu, and give full play to the advantages of multi-subject participation. Explore a way to build a new model of mutual support for the elderly with "one center, multiple sites, comprehensive Yakult, and multiple co-governance" based on the number of people in a 1-kilometer radius. 


rural aging; rural mutual support for the elderly; pluralistic co-governance

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Liu Xinyu. Exploring a New Model of Mutual Aid for the Elderly under the Framework of Multiple Co-governance Analysis—Taking Chengdu Rural Areas as an Example. Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences (2022) Vol. 5, Issue 13: 57-60. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJHSS.2022.051311.


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