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Ageing in Asia (2019)

contemporary trends and policy issues

in: World Scientific series on ageing in Asia, v. 1

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Abstract

"Ageing in Asia contains a selection of leading social systems and programs, with interesting case-studies offering innovative and useful lessons. The book covers ageing and related developments occurring in the most dynamic industrializing and urbanizing societies of emerging Asia. It includes topical issues such public policies and responses to current challenges from the growing needs of an ageing population due to rise of chronic non-communicable diseases, amidst rapidly changing social, cultural, economic and political changes in the region. The main purpose of the book is to provide useful comparisons of social care systems undergoing rapid transitions, and to offer some examples of best practices and lessons to respond to the changing needs due to population ageing."--

Keywords

Aging, Older people, Social aspects, Government policy, Care, Asia

Languages

English

Publisher

World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte Ltd.

ISBN

9789813225558, 9789813225541

Pages

492

DOI

10.1142/10585

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