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Title Ageing in Southeast and East Asia : family, social protection, and policy challenges / edited by Lee Hock Guan
Published Singapore : Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 247 pages) : illustrations
Contents The pension system in Japan and retirement needs of the Japanese elderly -- The Central Provident Fund and financing retirement needs of elderly Singaporeans -- Ageing and ageing policies in the Republic of Korea -- Singapore's response to an ageing population -- Public policy towards the elderly in Indonesia -- National policy for the elderly in Malaysia: achievements and challenges -- Ageing policies and programmes in Thailand -- Family and housing conditions of the elderly in Southeast Asia: living arrangement as social support -- Quality of life of the elderly in Singapore's multiracial society -- Life events, stress and life satisfaction among older adults in Malaysia -- Multigenerational families in Singapore -- Support transfers between elderly parents and adult children in Indonesia
Summary Examines national ageing policies and programs, the sustainability of existing pension systems, housing and living arrangements, inter-generational transfer, and aspects of quality of life of the elderly population
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Original: xv, 247 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212 MiAaHDL
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Subject Aging -- Government policy -- East Asia -- Congresses.
Aging -- Government policy -- Southeast Asia -- Congresses.
Older people -- East Asia -- Economic conditions -- Congresses.
Older people -- East Asia -- Social conditions -- Congresses.
Older people -- Southeast Asia -- Economic conditions -- Congresses.
Older people -- Southeast Asia -- Social conditions -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Lee, Hock Guan.
ISBN 9789812307941 (electronic book)
981230794X (electronic book)
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