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Title Caring for the elderly in Japan and the US : practices and policies / [edited by] Susan O. Long.
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 2000.

Series Routledge advances in Asia-Pacific studies
Routledge advances in Asia-Pacific studies.
Subject Older people -- Care -- United States.
Older people -- Government policy -- United States.
Older people -- Services for -- United States.
Older people -- Care -- Japan.
Older people -- Government policy -- Japan.
Older people -- Services for -- Japan.
Alt Name Long, Susan Orpett.
Description 1 online resource (xviii, 358 pages) : illustrations.
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Book Cover; Title; Contents; List of figures; List of tables; List of contributors; Acknowledgments; List of abbreviations; Introduction; Assuring care: government policies and programs; Cultural meanings of ̃securitỹ in aging policies; The socioeconomic context of Japanese social policy for aging; From the New Deal to the new millennium: bridging the gap in US aging and health policy; Changing meanings of frail old people and the Japanese welfare state; Critical issues in health care for the US elderly: beyond the millennium; Providing care: professional caregivers.
Summary This volume provides a broader picture of how elder care is defined at a time when ageing is becoming increasingly defined as a social problem. It is a valuable source for researchers in health and welfare, social policy and gerontology.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0203249623 (electronic bk.)
9780203249628 (electronic bk.)
0203464478 (electronic bk.)
9780203464472 (electronic bk.)
9780415223522 (hardbound)
0415223520 (hardbound)
OCLC # 52059217
Additional Format Print version: Caring for the elderly in Japan and the US. London ; New York : Routledge, 2000 0415223520 (DLC) 99038453 (OCoLC)41951176


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