2 edition of elderly of Asia found in the catalog.
elderly of Asia
Asian Regional Conference on Active Aging (1982 Manila, Philippines)
|Statement||edited and published by Social Research Center, University of Santo Tomas.|
|Contributions||University of Santo Tomás. Social Research Center.|
|LC Classifications||HQ1064.A78 A85 1982|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||421 p. :|
|Number of Pages||421|
|LC Control Number||83110134|
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Asia encompasses a vast reach from Pakistan and India to Japan, the Philippines, and Indonesia, and in this book including Australia. "The Handbook of Aging" provides a framework for making sense of the meeting between reverential views of the elderly and contemporary priorities as Asia arrives at the by: The Well-Being of the Elderly in Asia book.
Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The past two decades have witnessed rapid social, ec Ratings: 0. This book is a timely contribution covering key issues and concerns on the subject and is a clear clarion call to view older persons as assets rather than liabilities.
The comprehensive overview and analysis, and experiences from various countries presented by scholars make this book a useful resource for better understanding of the critical Format: Hardcover. "The book takes four key themes related to ageing - the experience of old age; intergenerational relations; economics of and social policy for ageing; longevity and the culture of ageing - and examines how these issues are emerging in different regions of Asia, specifically, the former Soviet Union, South Asia, China, Japan and South-East Asia.
How are health systems in Asia promoting evidence-based policies for healthy aging. Life expectancy in Japan, South Korea, and urban China has now outpaced that of the United States. With this demo. Book Description. This book overviews the issue of population ageing in five countries in South Asia and projects the emerging scenarios.
With a new field survey, it also documents existing policies and programs on pensions and social security, and examines.
Second, they contend, Asia must find ways to deliver affordable, adequate, and sustainable old-age economic security for its growing elderly population. Underpinned by rigorous analysis, a wide range of concrete policy options for sustaining economic growth while delivering economic security for the elderly are then presented.
Asia is shifting from traditional elderly care, with multifamily homes, to state subsidized elderly care which is rapidly becoming the norm. Traditional elderly care in the home is still the norm. Even in the US 40 percent of adults are either caring for a. Asia's elderly population is projected to reach nearly million by the middle of this century.
As a result, the region is on track in the next few decades to become one of the oldest in the world. Governments in Asia are generally poorly prepared for this vast change that will have wide social and economic consequences. Books of Asia. We have been dealing in antiquarian, rare, and out-of-print books on Asia and the Orient for nearly forty years.
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The 17 chapters in this volume have their origins in two “sister” conferences on the challenges and opportunities of population aging in Asia, one of which was hosted by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences in Beijing and the other by the Indian National Science Academy in New Delhi.
The chapters, which include contributions from China, India, Indonesia, Japan, and Thailand, cover the. Europe, East Asia, and Southeast Asia, 30 Dependency Ratios in the United States, Europe, and Subregions of Asia, and 34 Demographic Trends and Projections by Country: 46 Key Social and Economic Indicators, 51 Demographic and Socioeconomic Indicators of the.
The Well-Being of the Elderly in Asia. Book Description: The past two decades have witnessed rapid social, economic, and demographic change in East and South-East Asia. The older populations in these regions have been increasing faster than in the West, and the proportions of people over sixty will more than double over the next thirty years.
Caring for the Elderly in Japan and the US: Practices and Policies (Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies Book 3) - Kindle edition by Long, Susan Orpett, Susan Orpett Long. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Caring for the Elderly in Japan and the US: Practices and Policies Reviews: 1.
Social Problems and Care of the Elderly J T Arokiasamy, SM, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur Introduction Several countries of Asia, including Malaysia, have in recent years experienced spectacular economic growth.
Get this from a library. The elderly of Asia: Asian Regional Conference on Active Aging, January, Manila: book of proceedings. [University of Santo Tomás. Social Research Center.;].
The book will be important for scholars and policymakers whose work involves population in Asia, including demographers, sociologists, and economists. Albert I. Hermalin is Research Scientist at Population Studies Center, Institute for Social Research, and Professor Emeritus, Department of Sociology, University of Michigan.
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Southeast and East Asian countries are undergoing varying stages of population ageing. The social, economic and political implications of population ageing will be enormous, and because of the fast speed of ageing in the region, the countries cannot afford the luxury of time for the gradual evolution of social and structural support systems and networks for the older population.In the broadest sense, The Well-Being of the Elderly in Asia is a study of social change and of anticipating future social change.
It examines the effects on the current and future elderly of the rapid demographic transition that has occurred over much of Asia, accompanied in many countries by equally dramatic social and economic transformations.
In East Asia, people are bound by a Confucian principle of filial piety, a moral of respect for the elderly, fathers and ancestors; here, elderly parents become the responsibility of adult children.