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By J.F. Doling,Dr. Tony Maltby,Professor Catherine Jones-Finer,John Doling,Tony, Dr Maltby,Catherine, Professor Jones Finer

ISBN-10: 0754642372

ISBN-13: 9780754642374

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 ageing team is more and more a question of shock for the built and fast-developing nations of Asia. Japan leads the sphere during this admire because of the rate of its postwar monetary improvement. however the little tigers of Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan are poised to trap up, and Malaysia, even though within the moment tier of constructing Asian economics, faces the chance of inhabitants getting older enough to daunt an as but under-prepared infrastructure for outdated age support.

This publication is the 1st to ascertain intimately the stories and customers of inhabitants growing older in these Asian nations with the top GDP in line with capita. The authors pose the query to what volume Asia and 'old Europe' can study from one another by way of coverage making plans. the 1st component to the e-book units out the sector when it comes to the demographic features and coverage predicaments of ecu and Asian international locations. the second one part offers case-studies of six nations: Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and Malaysia.

The e-book 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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