By J.F. Doling,Dr. Tony Maltby,Professor Catherine Jones-Finer,John Doling,Tony, Dr Maltby,Catherine, Professor Jones Finer
The implications of inhabitants growing older have lengthy involved politicians, coverage makers and governmental and non-governmental organisations within the welfare states of Europe. besides the fact that, an getting old staff is more and more an issue of outrage for the built and fast-developing nations of Asia. Japan leads the sphere during this appreciate as a result of the rate of its postwar financial improvement. however the little tigers of Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan are poised to capture up, and Malaysia, even though within the moment tier of constructing Asian economics, faces the chance of inhabitants growing older adequate to daunt an as but under-prepared infrastructure for outdated age support.
This ebook is the 1st to envision intimately the studies and clients of inhabitants growing old in these Asian nations with the top GDP according to capita. The authors pose the query to what volume Asia and 'old Europe' can research from one another when it comes to coverage making plans. the 1st element of the booklet units out the sector when it comes to the demographic features and coverage predicaments of eu and Asian international locations. the second one part provides case-studies of six nations: Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and Malaysia.
The publication will significantly curiosity teachers, postgraduates and execs in gerontology, social coverage, comparative social coverage, public coverage, political economic system, 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