By Roger Goodman,Sarah Harper
The quantity takes 4 key subject matters relating to growing older – the adventure of outdated age; intergenerational relatives; economics of and social coverage for getting older; durability and the tradition of getting old - and examines how those matters are rising in numerous areas of Asia, in particular, the previous Soviet Union, South Asia, China, Japan and South-East Asia. In putting those Asian instances reports within the broader context of debates approximately, and regulations on, growing old extra normally, it brings them into the mainstream of comparative study on growing old from which they've been too usually excluded. because the stories convey, the connection among growing old and poverty is a fancy one and infrequently displays coverage in the direction of the elderly instead of that the elderly themselves are unproductive and established. growing old, in addition, can not be regarded as easily a countrywide query; we additionally have to think about the consequences of its worldwide size by way of matters comparable to human rights and caliber of life.
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Ageing in Asia: Asia’s Position in the New Global Demography by Roger Goodman,Sarah Harper