By J.F. Doling,Dr. Tony Maltby,Professor Catherine Jones-Finer,John Doling,Tony, Dr Maltby,Catherine, Professor Jones Finer
The implications of inhabitants growing old have lengthy involved politicians, coverage makers and governmental and non-governmental agencies within the welfare states of Europe. notwithstanding, an getting older team is more and more an issue of outrage for the constructed and fast-developing international locations of Asia. Japan leads the sector during this appreciate as a result of the rate of its postwar monetary improvement. however the little tigers of Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan are poised to seize up, and Malaysia, although within the moment tier of constructing Asian economics, faces the chance of inhabitants getting old adequate to daunt an as but under-prepared infrastructure for previous age support.
This e-book is the 1st to envision intimately the stories and clients of inhabitants growing older in these Asian nations with the top GDP in step with capita. The authors pose the query to what volume Asia and 'old Europe' can examine from one another by way of coverage making plans. the 1st portion of the ebook units out the sphere when it comes to the demographic features and coverage predicaments of ecu and Asian international locations. the second one part offers case-studies of six international locations: Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and Malaysia.
The e-book will tremendously curiosity teachers, postgraduates and execs in gerontology, social coverage, comparative social coverage, public coverage, political economic climate, sociology, social paintings and social security.
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Ageing Matters: European Policy Lessons from the East (Social Policy in Modern Asia) by J.F. Doling,Dr. Tony Maltby,Professor Catherine Jones-Finer,John Doling,Tony, Dr Maltby,Catherine, Professor Jones Finer