Download e-book for kindle: Ageing in Singapore: Service needs and the state (Routledge by Peggy Teo,Kalyani Mehta,Leng Leng Thang,Angelique Chan

By Peggy Teo,Kalyani Mehta,Leng Leng Thang,Angelique Chan

Older people are usually portrayed as social and fiscal burdens simply because pensions, wellbeing and fitness and social care need to face up to expanding outdated age dependency ratios. as a result of a scarcity of entry to illustration or a scarcity of social and financial strength, older humans have stumbled on few possibilities to have their voices heard, making age an immensely political factor.

Written by way of a powerful staff of authors, this book offers an in-depth research of the adventure of getting old in Singapore studying key matters akin to health and wellbeing, paintings, housing, relatives ties and care giving. It appears at how social categorization enters into way of life to explain the a number of meanings of age and id encountered in a quickly altering financial system and society.

Providing unique severe discourse from Asian writers recording Asian voices, Ageing in Singapore will entice a large readership and is a useful source for coverage makers, provider practitioners and students engaged on Asian gerontology.

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