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Active Ageing In Asia

Author : Alan Walker
ISBN : 9781135043933
Genre : Family & Relationships
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East Asian societies are changing rapidly, and one of the most important facets of this transformation is population the ageing. of society. "Active ageing" is one of the few concepts available today to effectively address the problems arising from a highly-aged and, particularly in East Asia, fast-ageing society, offering a new social policy paradigm to redirect and innovate new social policies, particularly social services, social transfers, social regulations and laws, towards more investment in and support of the fast rising number of olderelderly citizens. This book focuses on the experiences of East Asian societies where active ageing has been implemented. It presents a thorough analysis of the concept of active ageing and its potential and problems of implementations in different stages of development in East Asia, whilst providing theoretical clarity to, and broadening the concept of, active ageing. Further, the country-focused case studies explore how to design, pursue, measure and evaluate social policies, highlight the problems related to the implementation of the concept of active ageing in social policy and outline the practical implications of active ageing theory forin policy making. Active Ageing in Asia will appeal to students and scholars of social and public policy, social work, gerontology and health and social administration, as well as to policy makers working in the field.

Active Ageing Active Learning

Author : Gillian Boulton-Lewis
ISBN : 9400721110
Genre : Education
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This book is concerned with the general issues of ageing, learning and education for the elderly and then with the more specific issues of why, how and what elders want to learn. This monograph consists of 10 chapters written by various internationally renowned researchers and scholar-practitioners in the field.

Productive Ageing In Asia And The Pacific

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ISBN : WISC:89113147276
Genre : Aging
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Ageing In Asia

Author : Roger Goodman
ISBN : 9781317996330
Genre : Social Science
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The volume 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. In placing these Asian cases studies in the broader context of debates about, and policies on, ageing more generally, it brings them into the mainstream of comparative research on ageing from which they have been too often excluded. As the studies show, the relationship between ageing and poverty is a complex one and often reflects policy towards the aged rather than that the aged themselves are unproductive and dependent. Ageing, moreover, can no longer be considered as simply a national question; we also need to consider the implications of its global dimension in terms of issues such as human rights and quality of life.

Ageing In Asia And The Pacific

Author : United Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
ISBN : 9211201500
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It is estimated that the number of people aged 60 years and over in Asia as a whole will more than double from 322 million in 2000 to about 700 million in the year 2025, a figure which is likely to account for nearly 15 per cent of the population. This report examines the major socio-economic implications of population ageing in Asia and the Pacific region, and considers case studies of approaches adopted in Australia, India and Singapore to address the policy challenges arising from population ageing.

The Changing Situation Of The Aging In Asia

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ISBN : UOM:39015012974377
Genre : Older people
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Ageing In Southeast And East Asia

Author : Lee Hock Guan
ISBN : 9789812307668
Genre : Political Science
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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.

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