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By J.F. Doling,Dr. Tony Maltby,Professor Catherine Jones-Finer,John Doling,Tony, Dr Maltby,Catherine, Professor Jones Finer

The implications of inhabitants getting older have lengthy involved politicians, coverage makers and governmental and non-governmental businesses within the welfare states of Europe. besides the fact that, an growing old team is more and more a question of outrage for the constructed and fast-developing international locations of Asia. Japan leads the sphere during this recognize because of the rate of its postwar fiscal improvement. however the little tigers of Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan are poised to trap up, and Malaysia, notwithstanding within the moment tier of constructing Asian economics, faces the chance of inhabitants growing old adequate to daunt an as but under-prepared infrastructure for outdated age support.

This e-book is the 1st to ascertain intimately the reports and customers of inhabitants getting older in these Asian nations with the top GDP according to capita. The authors pose the query to what volume Asia and 'old Europe' can examine from one another by way of coverage making plans. the 1st portion of the booklet units out the sphere by way of the demographic features and coverage predicaments of ecu and Asian international locations. the second one part provides case-studies of six nations: Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and Malaysia.

The ebook will tremendously curiosity teachers, postgraduates and execs in gerontology, social coverage, comparative social coverage, public coverage, political economic system, sociology, social paintings and social security.

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