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Ageing in the Asia-Pacific Region: Issues, Policies and Future Trends
     

Ageing in the Asia-Pacific Region: Issues, Policies and Future Trends

by David R. Phillips
 

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ISBN-10: 0415220181

ISBN-13: 9780415220187

Pub. Date: 10/28/2000

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This book focuses on the challenges that an ageing Asia-Pacific population poses to economies and societies in the region. It considers the policies that have evolved to date to meet new demands, and how these will operate in the future.

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This book focuses on the challenges that an ageing Asia-Pacific population poses to economies and societies in the region. It considers the policies that have evolved to date to meet new demands, and how these will operate in the future.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415220187
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/28/2000
Series:
Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies Series
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.40(d)
Lexile:
1490L (what's this?)

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Table of Contents

1. Ageing in the Asia-Pacific region: issues, policies and contexts David R. Phillips 2. Demographic dimensions of ageing in East and Southeast Asia Kevin Kinsella 3. Research and development in ageing in the region Gary Andrews and Albert I Hermalin 4. Long-term care issues in Asia Pacific region Edward Leung 5. Financing health and long-term care for ageing populations in Asia Pacific Phua Kai-Hong 6. Ageing in Japan: retirement, daily lives, pensions and social security Daisaku Maeda and Hisanori Ishikawa 7. Development of Long-Term Care for elderly people in Japan Hisanobu Ishikawa and Daisaku Maeda 8. Ageing in Hong Kong Nelson Chow 9. Singapore's ageing population: social challenges and responses S. Vasoo, Tee-Liang Ngiam and Paul Cheung 10. Population ageing in China Du Peng and Guo Zhi-gang 11. Ageing and aged care in Taiwan Helen Bartlett and Shwu-chong Wu 12. Ageing in Korea: issues and policies Sung-jae Choi 13. Ageing in Thailand: an overview of formal and informal support John Knodel, Napaporn Chayovan, Chutima Suraratdecha and Siriwan Graisurapong 14. Ageing in Malaysia: issues and policies Tan Phoo Chang and Miss Ng Sor Tho 15. Ageing in the Philippines: an overview Joy Natividad 16. Lansia: elderly people in Indonesia at the turn of the century Graeme Hugo 17. Ageing, Islam and care for older persons in Brunei Darussalam Mark Cleary and Hairuni Ali Maricar 18. Older people in Vietnam amidst transformations in social welfare policy John Knodel, Bui The Chong, Truong Si Anh, Daniel Goodkind and Jed Friedman 19. Ageing in Cambodia: tradition, change and challenges Elisabeth Uphoff

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