Global Aging: Comparative Perspectives on Aging and the Life Course (BOK)

Suzanne R. Kunkel, James Scott Brown

1 079,00 1 07900
Sendes vanligvis innen 5-15 dager
Using a comparative, cross-national perspective, "Global Aging: Comparative Perspectives on Aging and the Life Course" explores the major topics in social gerontology worldwide and the demands that the aging population places on a society. This comprehensive and timely guide includes contributions from international gerontology scholars and illustrates both universal and socioculturally unique aspects of aging across nations. It is organized thematically for ease of use and includes an abundance of photographs and illustrations to highlight key points. Key features: Discussions on various nations' policies and programs designed to meet the unique needs of an older population An essay on pension and income maintenance policies and programs An analysis of the role of local and national governments, as well as non-governmental organizations, in serving older adults Case studies on specific aspects of aging: family life, caregiving, policies and politics, health and long-term care, and work and retirement The most current demographic data on aging around the world

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2014 Forfatter James Scott Brown, Suzanne R. Kunkel
Forlag
Turpin DEDS Orphans
ISBN 9780826105462
Antall sider 360 Dimensjoner 15,2cm x 22,9cm x 2,3cm
Vekt 454 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Care of the elderly, Age groups: the elderly