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

The implications of inhabitants aging have lengthy involved politicians, coverage makers and governmental and non-governmental organisations within the welfare states of Europe. in spite of the fact that, an aging staff is more and more an issue of shock for the built and fast-developing nations of Asia. Japan leads the sphere during this recognize because of the rate of its postwar financial improvement. however the little tigers of Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan are poised to trap up, and Malaysia, although within the moment tier of constructing Asian economics, faces the chance of inhabitants aging enough to daunt an as but under-prepared infrastructure for outdated age support.

This booklet is the 1st to envision intimately the reports and customers of inhabitants growing old in these Asian nations with the top GDP consistent 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 when it comes to the demographic features and coverage predicaments of eu and Asian nations. the second one part offers case-studies of six international locations: Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and Malaysia.

The publication will tremendously curiosity lecturers, postgraduates and pros in gerontology, social coverage, comparative social coverage, public coverage, political economic system, sociology, social paintings and social security.

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