By J.F. Doling,Dr. Tony Maltby,Professor Catherine Jones-Finer,John Doling,Tony, Dr Maltby,Catherine, Professor Jones Finer

The implications of inhabitants growing old have lengthy involved politicians, coverage makers and governmental and non-governmental businesses within the welfare states of Europe. besides the fact that, an getting older crew is more and more a question of outrage for the constructed and fast-developing nations of Asia. Japan leads the sphere during this appreciate because of the rate of its postwar financial improvement. however the little tigers of Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan are poised to capture up, and Malaysia, notwithstanding within the moment tier of constructing Asian economics, faces the possibility of inhabitants getting older enough to daunt an as but under-prepared infrastructure for previous age support.

This booklet is the 1st to envision intimately the reports and clients of inhabitants growing older in these Asian nations with the top GDP in keeping with capita. The authors pose the query to what volume Asia and 'old Europe' can examine from one another when it comes to coverage making plans. the 1st component to the booklet units out the sector by way of the demographic features and coverage predicaments of ecu and Asian international locations. the second one part offers case-studies of six international locations: Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and Malaysia.

The booklet will drastically curiosity teachers, postgraduates and pros in gerontology, social coverage, comparative social coverage, public coverage, political financial system, sociology, social paintings and social security.

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