By Roger Goodman,Sarah Harper
The quantity takes 4 key issues regarding getting older – the event of previous age; intergenerational family; economics of and social coverage for getting old; durability and the tradition of ageing - and examines how those concerns 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 situations stories within the broader context of debates approximately, and guidelines on, getting old extra mostly, it brings them into the mainstream of comparative examine on growing old from which they've been too frequently excluded. because the reports convey, the connection among growing older 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 based. growing old, furthermore, can now not be regarded as easily a countrywide query; we additionally have to think of the results of its international measurement by way of concerns resembling 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