Ageing in Asia: Asia’s Position in the New Global Demography by Roger Goodman,Sarah Harper PDF

By Roger Goodman,Sarah Harper

The quantity takes 4 key topics concerning getting old – the adventure of outdated age; intergenerational family members; economics of and social coverage for getting older; durability and the tradition of ageing - and examines how those matters are rising in numerous areas of Asia, in particular, the previous Soviet Union, South Asia, China, Japan and South-East Asia. In putting those Asian circumstances reviews within the broader context of debates approximately, and guidelines on, getting old extra typically, it brings them into the mainstream of comparative examine on getting older from which they've been too usually excluded. because the experiences convey, the connection among growing old and poverty is a posh one and sometimes displays coverage in the direction of the elderly instead of that the elderly themselves are unproductive and established. getting older, in addition, can now not be regarded as easily a countrywide query; we additionally have to examine the consequences of its worldwide size by way of matters comparable to human rights and caliber of life.

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