Ageing in East and South-east Asia / edited by David R. Phillips

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Subjects: Aging--East Asia
Aging--Southeast Asia
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: London : E. Arnold, 1992
Series: Research studies in gerontology
LC Classification: H, HQ
Table of Contents: Notes on contributors
Preface
1. East and South-east Asia: issues of ageing in the region / David Phillips 1
2. Research directions in the region: past, present and future / Gary Andrews 22
3. Ageing in Japan / Akiko Hashimoto 36
4. Hong Kong: demographic and epidemiological change and social care for elderly people / David Phillips 45
5. Hong Kong: community care for elderly people / Nelson Chow 65
6. Ageing population in Singapore: a case study / Paul Cheung, S. Vasoo 77
7. Ageing in China: trends, problems and strategies / Paul Kwong, Cai Guoxuan 105
8. Ageing in Taiwan / Hou-Sheng Chan 128
9. Ageing and social welfare in South Korea / Sung-Jae Choi 148
10. Health and welfare services for elderly people in Malaysia / P.C. Sushama 167
11. Population ageing in Thailand: personal and service implications / Anthony Warnes 185
12. Ageing in Indonesia: a neglected area of policy concern / Graeme Hugo 207
13. Ageing, Islam and the provision of services for elderly people in Brunei Darussalam / Mark Cleary, Hairuni Ali Maricar 231
Index 243
Additional Authors: Phillips, David R
Notes: ISBN: 0340543671
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Physical Description: xi, 252 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 25996326
ISBN/ISSN: 0340543671

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