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Title Ageing matters : European policy lessons from the East / edited by John Doling, Catherine Jones Finer, Tony Maltby.
Imprint Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, [2005]

Series Social policy in modern Asia
Social policy in modern Asia.
Subject Aging -- Cross-cultural studies.
Older people -- Cross-cultural studies.
Aging -- Asia -- Case studies.
Older people -- Government policy -- Asia -- Case studies.
Alt Name Doling, J. F.
Jones Finer, Catherine.
Maltby, Tony.
Add Title Aging matters
Description 1 online resource (viii, 204 pages) : illustrations.
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Cover; Contents; List of Tables; List of Figures; List of Contributors; Acknowledgements; PART I: THE CONTEXT; 1 Editorial Introduction; 2 Prospects for Pragmatism: Trading Lessons in Social Policy Between East and West; 3 Ageing and Social Policy in the European Union: A Contextual Overview; PART II: THE CASE STUDIES; 4 Malaysia: Supporting Families; 5 Population Ageing in Singapore: The Challenge of Using the Central Provident Fund for Retirement Needs; 6 Ageing Issues and Policy in Hong Kong: Lessons for Other Countries.
Summary This book is the first to examine in detail the experiences and prospects of population ageing in those Asian countries with the highest GDP per capita. The authors pose the question to what extent Asia and 'old Europe' can learn from each other in terms of policy planning.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780754680734 (electronic bk.)
0754680738 (electronic bk.)
0754642372 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 320322717
Additional Format Print version: Ageing matters. Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2005 (DLC) 2004017827

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