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Critical Readings on Ageing in Southeast Asia (Hardcover)

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This two-volume set offers a detailed survey of ageing in eight countries of Southeast Asia: Malaysia, Vietnam, Cambodia, Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand, Myanmar, and Singapore. Major themes explored are population demographics, health, migration patterns, caregiving, intergenerational living arrangements, quality of life, and social policies. Volume 1 contains sections on healthcare and ageing and society. Within each section, country chapters present material on sociodemographics, services, risk factors, funding, and specific issues such as gendered violence and adult-child caregivers. Volume two continues with more country chapters on ageing and society section, plus a section of country chapters on ageing and the economy. Topics addressed in this volume include ethnicity and ageing, patterns of living arrangements, and intergenerational transfer of resources. Annotation ©2017 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (
Number of Pages: 1137
Genre: Social Science
Series Title: Critical Readings
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Brill Academic Pub
Language: English
Street Date: December 15, 2016
TCIN: 51877958
UPC: 9789004302952
Item Number (DPCI): 248-36-4055

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