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Author Liebig, Phoebe S.
Title An Aging India : Perspectives, Prospects, and Policies.
Imprint Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013.

Author Liebig, Phoebe S.
Subject Aging -- India.
Older people -- Services for -- India.
Older people -- Government policy -- India.
Alt Name Irudaya Rajan, S. (Sebastian), 1959-
Description 1 online resource (259 pages)
Contents Cover; An Aging India: Perspectives, Prospects, and Policies; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; An Aging India: Perspectives, Prospects, and Policies; Foundations of Aging in India; Demography of Indian Aging, 2001-2051; Perspectives of Research on Aging in India; Economics, Health, and Social Networks; Economic Security for the Elderly in India: An Overview; Health Status and Health Care Services Among Older Persons in India; Aging, Disability, and Disabled Older People in India; Social and Familial Relations.
Social Networks of Old People in India: Research and PolicyIssues of Elder Care and Elder Abuse in the Indian Context; Current Interventions; Geriatric Hospitals in India, Today and in the Future; Old-Age Homes and Services: Old and New Approaches to Aged Care; The Role of Non-Governmental Organizations for the Welfare of the Elderly: The Case of HelpAge India; Advocacy and Policy; Senior Grassroots Organizations in India; Towards a Policy for Aging in India; Index.
Summary Explore Indian policy and practice on aging from a variety of perspectives! This pathbreaking collection provides something that has been missing in the literature on aging in India, especially for non-Indian audiences: studies of various aspects of aging in India combined with analyses of current policies, policy trends and recommendations. You'll examine aging issues from a variety of perspectives?demographic foundations, social and family relations, economics, health and disability, current interventions, and advocacy and policy. An Aging India also provides you with up-to-date ref.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781317971924 (electronic bk.)
1317971922 (electronic bk.)
0789022397 (hard ; alk. paper)
0789022400 (soft cover ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 866858427
Additional Format Print version: Liebig, Phoebe S. An Aging India : Perspectives, Prospects, and Policies. Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2013 9780789022394

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