Social Policy in an Ageing Society: Age and Health in Singapore

Social Policy in an Ageing Society: Age and Health in Singapore

by David Reisman

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781848440944
Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 01/01/2009
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

David Reisman, Professor Emeritus of Economics, University of Surrey, UK and Senior Associate, Centre for Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Table of Contents

Contents: 1. Introduction 2. Old and Ill 3. The Provident Fund 4. Affordable Health Care 5. Payment for Health: Medisave 6. Payment for Health: MediShield and Medifund 7. Home and Family 8. Assets: Capital and Property 9. Labour in the Retirement Years 10. Older Workers: The Policy Options 11. Conclusion Bibliography Index

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