By J.F. Doling,Dr. Tony Maltby,Professor Catherine Jones-Finer,John Doling,Tony, Dr Maltby,Catherine, Professor Jones Finer
The implications of inhabitants aging have lengthy involved politicians, coverage makers and governmental and non-governmental organisations within the welfare states of Europe. despite the fact that, an growing old group is more and more an issue of shock for the constructed and fast-developing international locations of Asia. Japan leads the sector during this appreciate because of the rate of its postwar financial improvement. however the little tigers of Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan are poised to seize up, and Malaysia, even though within the moment tier of constructing Asian economics, faces the possibility of inhabitants growing old enough to daunt an as but under-prepared infrastructure for previous age support.
This ebook is the 1st to envision intimately the reviews and customers of inhabitants growing older in these Asian international locations with the top GDP in keeping with capita. The authors pose the query to what quantity Asia and 'old Europe' can examine from one another by way of coverage making plans. the 1st component to the booklet 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 booklet will vastly curiosity lecturers, postgraduates and pros in gerontology, social coverage, comparative social coverage, public coverage, political economic climate, 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