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Author Thomas R. Klassen; Masa Higo; Nopraenue S. Dhirathiti; Theresa W. Devasahayam

Title Ageing in Asia-Pacific : Interdisciplinary and Comparative Perspectives
Published Milton, UNITED KINGDOM Routledge 2018
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Description 1 online resource (290) : ill
Contents The impacts of the demographic transition in Asia Pacific / Thomas R. Klassen, Masa Higo, Nopraenue S. Dhirathiti and Theresa W. Devasahayam -- Ageing and old age in modern society / Masa Higo -- Asia-Pacific and global population ageing / David Phillips -- The changing face of the older population in urban and rural China / Yang Cheng, Jie Yu and Mark W. Rosenberg -- Women and gender ideology in ageing Korea / Yunjeong Yang -- Ageing policies in Taiwan : recent achievements and unresolved challenges / Tsung-hsi Fu -- Growing old in Hong Kong: responding to an increasingly frail population / Joelle H. Fong -- Current laws, policies and practices for older persons in Vietnam / Vu Ngoc Binh -- Growing old in Singapore: workings of the many helping hands policy approach / Leng Leng Thang and Johan Suen -- Population ageing and old age in Malaysia : the changing role of the family and major challenges ahead / Wan Ibrahim Wan Ahmad -- Ageing, the elderly and social change in Bangladesh / Anwar Islam -- Preparedness for old-age income security and support of the Thai pre-elderly / Chalermpol Chamchan -- Culture, changes and ageing population : an overview of the situation of older persons in Myanmar / Ne Lynn Aung -- Caregiving of older adults in Nepal : urbanization, modernization, and globalization / Ramraj Gautam -- Australia's baby boomers as the future older generation / Kate O'loughlin, Helen Barrie and Hal Kendig -- Social environment and positive ageing in New Zealand / Fiona Alpass and Brendan Stevenson -- Policy challenges and recommendations / Nopraenue S. Dhirathiti
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Older people -- Care -- Pacific Area
Older people -- Pacific Area -- Social conditions
Population aging -- Pacific Area
Older people -- Care.
Older people -- Social conditions.
Population aging.
Pacific Area.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1315147254