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 older have lengthy involved politicians, coverage makers and governmental and non-governmental companies within the welfare states of Europe. besides the fact that, an growing older team is more and more an issue of shock for the constructed and fast-developing international locations of Asia. Japan leads the sector during this admire because of the rate of its postwar fiscal improvement. however the little tigers of Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan are poised to seize up, and Malaysia, although within the moment tier of constructing Asian economics, faces the possibility of inhabitants ageing enough to daunt an as but under-prepared infrastructure for outdated age support.
This e-book is the 1st to ascertain intimately the studies and customers of inhabitants growing older in these Asian international locations with the top GDP in step with capita. The authors pose the query to what volume Asia and 'old Europe' can examine from one another by way of coverage making plans. the 1st part of the e-book units out the sphere by way of the demographic features and coverage predicaments of eu and Asian nations. the second one part provides case-studies of six nations: Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and Malaysia.
The e-book will enormously curiosity lecturers, postgraduates and pros in gerontology, social coverage, comparative social coverage, public coverage, political financial 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