By Roger Goodman,Sarah Harper
The quantity takes 4 key issues relating to growing old – the adventure of previous age; intergenerational relatives; economics of and social coverage for growing older; durability and the tradition of getting old - and examines how those matters are rising in several areas of Asia, particularly, the previous Soviet Union, South Asia, China, Japan and South-East Asia. In putting those Asian situations stories within the broader context of debates approximately, and guidelines on, getting older extra mostly, it brings them into the mainstream of comparative study on getting old from which they've been too usually excluded. because the stories express, the connection among getting older and poverty is a fancy one and infrequently displays coverage in the direction of the elderly instead of that the elderly themselves are unproductive and established. growing old, additionally, can now not be regarded as easily a countrywide query; we additionally have to contemplate the results of its worldwide measurement by way of concerns corresponding to human rights and caliber of life.
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Ageing in Asia: Asia’s Position in the New Global Demography by Roger Goodman,Sarah Harper