By J.F. Doling,Dr. Tony Maltby,Professor Catherine Jones-Finer,John Doling,Tony, Dr Maltby,Catherine, Professor Jones Finer
The implications of inhabitants getting old have lengthy involved politicians, coverage makers and governmental and non-governmental companies within the welfare states of Europe. even though, an growing older group is more and more an issue of outrage for the constructed and fast-developing international locations of Asia. Japan leads the sphere during this appreciate as a result of the rate of its postwar monetary improvement. however the little tigers of Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan are poised to capture up, and Malaysia, notwithstanding within the moment tier of constructing Asian economics, faces the possibility of inhabitants getting old adequate to daunt an as but under-prepared infrastructure for outdated age support.
This booklet is the 1st to check intimately the reports and clients of inhabitants getting old in these Asian nations with the top GDP in line with capita. The authors pose the query to what quantity Asia and 'old Europe' can examine from one another by way of coverage making plans. the 1st component to the e-book units out the sphere by way of the demographic features and coverage predicaments of ecu and Asian nations. the second one part offers case-studies of six international locations: Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and Malaysia.
The ebook will tremendously curiosity teachers, postgraduates and execs in gerontology, social coverage, comparative social coverage, public coverage, political economic climate, sociology, social paintings and social security.
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Ageing Matters: European Policy Lessons from the East (Social Policy in Modern Asia) by J.F. Doling,Dr. Tony Maltby,Professor Catherine Jones-Finer,John Doling,Tony, Dr Maltby,Catherine, Professor Jones Finer