Suzanne R. Kunkel PhD,J. Scott Brown PhD,Frank J.'s Global Aging: Comparative Perspectives on Aging and the Life PDF

By Suzanne R. Kunkel PhD,J. Scott Brown PhD,Frank J. Whittington PhD

ISBN-10: 0826105467

ISBN-13: 9780826105462

"This publication is exemplary in collecting demographic, coverage, and sociopsychological facts from around the globe to refute either premises: that international locationsí getting older isn't happening in constructing countries and that getting older of the inhabitants provides intractable predicaments. The content material of the ebook is wealthy with present info seldom amassed into one resource. For a student of getting older reviews, the subjects are entire, together with demographics, political structures, health and wellbeing and long term care provision, employment/retirement, and formal and casual help structures. Structurally, the ebook provides price with the inclusion of internet assets and a strong index. The layout is conducive for a school room surroundings by means of incorporating dialogue questions and keyword phrases on the finish of every chapter." -- Dr. Carol A. Gosselink, PsycCritiques

Using a comparative, cross-national point of view, Global getting older: Comparative views on getting older and the lifestyles Course explores the most important themes in social gerontology world wide and the calls for that the getting older inhabitants areas on a society.

This complete and well timed advisor comprises contributions from overseas gerontology students and illustrates either common and socioculturally exact features of getting older throughout international locations. it truly is equipped thematically for ease of use and contains an abundance of pictures and illustrations to focus on key points.

Key features:

  • Discussions on a variety of international locations' regulations and courses designed to fulfill the original wishes of an older inhabitants
  • An essay on pension and source of revenue upkeep guidelines and courses
  • An research of the position of neighborhood and nationwide governments, in addition to non-governmental enterprises, in serving older adults
  • Case reports on particular points of getting older: kin lifestyles, caregiving, rules and politics, overall healthiness and long term care, and paintings and retirement
  • The most modern demographic facts on getting older all over the world

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