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 old have lengthy involved politicians, coverage makers and governmental and non-governmental enterprises within the welfare states of Europe. even if, an aging team is more and more a question of shock for the constructed and fast-developing nations of Asia. Japan leads the sphere during this appreciate 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, notwithstanding within the moment tier of constructing Asian economics, faces the possibility of inhabitants getting older enough to daunt an as but under-prepared infrastructure for previous age support.
This booklet is the 1st to envision intimately the reports and clients of inhabitants ageing 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 research from one another when it comes to coverage making plans. the 1st part of the e-book units out the sector by way of the demographic features and coverage predicaments of eu and Asian international locations. the second one part offers case-studies of six nations: Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and Malaysia.
The ebook will vastly 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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