By Phoebe S Liebig,S. Irudaya Rajan

discover Indian coverage and perform on getting older from numerous views!

This pathbreaking assortment presents whatever that has been lacking within the literature on getting older in India, specially for non-Indian audiences: stories of varied points of getting older in India mixed with analyses of present rules, coverage developments and suggestions. you will learn getting older concerns from various perspectives—demographic foundations, social and kin kinfolk, economics, healthiness and incapacity, present interventions, and advocacy and coverage. An getting older India additionally will give you updated references, reasons of modifications and similarities inside of India's varied inhabitants, examples of courses in a number of settings together with a geriatric health facility, a big NGO, and old-age houses, and an outline of the advance of India's nationwide coverage on getting older. the place applicable, comparisons with U.S. coverage ways are noted.

An getting older India: views, customers, and regulations examines:

  • the demography of getting older in India
  • the present country of study on getting older, and the pitfalls linked to that study
  • source of revenue, poverty, and the issues created through the inability of any frequent retirement source of revenue approach in India
  • the health and wellbeing prestige of Indian elders and what their healthcare customers are
  • the location for the disabled aged in India
  • elder abuse within the Indian context
  • social networks and grassroots corporations for seniors in India
  • the function of Indian geriatric hospitals and old-age houses

The insights of the head researchers and practitioners who contributed to An getting older India: views, customers, and regulations will strike domestic with their opposite numbers around the globe. Make this booklet part of your professional/teaching assortment today!

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