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International Handbook On Services For The Elderly

International Handbook On Services For The Elderly

by Jordan Kosberg


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International Handbook On Services For The Elderly

This international reference guide analyzes the role and structure of care of the elderly and describes available services in 32 representative countries around the world. Discussed is income maintenance and employment resources, health care, housing, support systems, leisure time resources, and advocacy and protective programs of different kinds. Chapters closely parallel each other in the information they provide, offering suggestions for methods that can be used to satisfy present and future needs of elderly populations. The guide is designed for students at undergraduate and graduate levels, teachers, scholars, and professionals (e.g. policymakers, programmers, or providers) in fields of gerontology, health, social work, or public policy.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780313283383
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/26/1994
Pages: 528
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.13(d)

About the Author

JORDAN I. KOSBERG is the Philip S. Fisher Professor in the School of Social Work at McGill University.

Table of Contents


Foreword by Alfred Grech


Argentina by Roberto E. Barca

Australia by John McCallum

Austria by Josef Hörl

Barbados by Farley S. Brathwaite

Canada by Victor W. Marshall and Blossom T. Wigdor

China by Cai Wenmei, Song Yuhua, Yue Xiaohui, and Jiang Leifen

Czech and Slovak Federal Republic (Former) by Ladislav J. Hegyi

France by Jean-Claude Henrard

Germany by Fred Karl

Ghana by Charles K. Brown

Hong Kong by Nelson W. S. Chow

India by S. D. Gokhale and Chandra Dave

Israel by Howard Litwin

Italy by Massimo Mengani, Cristina Gagliardi, Micaela Tonucci, and Giovanni Lamura

Japan by Yutaka Shimizu and Junko Wake

Jordan by Amal H. El-Farhan and Muhsen Makhamreh

Malaysia by Cho Kah Sin and Abdullah Malim Baginda

Malta by Marisa Scerri and Mario D. Garrett

Netherlands by Theo N. M. Schuyt and Gerard H. van der Zanden

New Zealand by Peggy G. Koopman-Boyden

Norway by Eva Beverfelt

Poland by Brunon Synak

South Korea by Kyu-taik Sung

Spain by Ricardo Moragas Moragas

Sudan by Niemat A. Latiff Mursi

Sweden by Gerdt Sundström and Mats Thorslund

Switzerland by Hans-Dieter Schneider

Thailand by Malinee Wongsith and Chanpen Saengtienchai

United Kingdom by Malcolm L. Johnson

United States by Abraham Monk

USSR (Former) by Vladislav V. Bezrukov and Nina V. Verzhikovskaya

Zimbabwe by Andrew C. Nyanguru

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