Ageing in the Asia-Pacific region : issues, policies and future trends

Research output: Scholarly Books | Reports | Literary WorksBook (Editor)Education

Abstract

The Asia-Pacific region is now clearly witnessing the rapid ageing of many of its nations and Asia is already the region with, relatively, the largest number of older persons. This book focuses on the challenges that this demographic trend poses to economies and societies in the region, and the policies that have evolved to date to meet new demands. It looks forward over the coming decades to consider how societies and economies will deal with ageing and the necessary structural and behavioural changes that this will entail. With contributors drawn from a range of academic and professional disciplines, including many practising social gerontologists, this book will be of interest to scholars in economics, sociology, social policy, health policy, politics and development studies. With its particular emphasis on the future, if will also be an essential reference for anybody with a professional interest in policy-making in the region.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherRoutledge
ISBN (Print)9780415220187
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2000

Fingerprint

trend
economic sociology
economy
society
health policy
politics
Social Policy

Cite this

@book{627f5aa058794fc1bf6b80f1ca0db197,
title = "Ageing in the Asia-Pacific region : issues, policies and future trends",
abstract = "The Asia-Pacific region is now clearly witnessing the rapid ageing of many of its nations and Asia is already the region with, relatively, the largest number of older persons. This book focuses on the challenges that this demographic trend poses to economies and societies in the region, and the policies that have evolved to date to meet new demands. It looks forward over the coming decades to consider how societies and economies will deal with ageing and the necessary structural and behavioural changes that this will entail. With contributors drawn from a range of academic and professional disciplines, including many practising social gerontologists, this book will be of interest to scholars in economics, sociology, social policy, health policy, politics and development studies. With its particular emphasis on the future, if will also be an essential reference for anybody with a professional interest in policy-making in the region.",
editor = "PHILLIPS, {David Rosser}",
year = "2000",
doi = "10.4324/9780203463086",
language = "English",
isbn = "9780415220187",
publisher = "Routledge",
address = "United Kingdom",

}

Ageing in the Asia-Pacific region : issues, policies and future trends. / PHILLIPS, David Rosser (Editor).

Routledge, 2000.

Research output: Scholarly Books | Reports | Literary WorksBook (Editor)Education

TY - BOOK

T1 - Ageing in the Asia-Pacific region : issues, policies and future trends

A2 - PHILLIPS, David Rosser

PY - 2000

Y1 - 2000

N2 - The Asia-Pacific region is now clearly witnessing the rapid ageing of many of its nations and Asia is already the region with, relatively, the largest number of older persons. This book focuses on the challenges that this demographic trend poses to economies and societies in the region, and the policies that have evolved to date to meet new demands. It looks forward over the coming decades to consider how societies and economies will deal with ageing and the necessary structural and behavioural changes that this will entail. With contributors drawn from a range of academic and professional disciplines, including many practising social gerontologists, this book will be of interest to scholars in economics, sociology, social policy, health policy, politics and development studies. With its particular emphasis on the future, if will also be an essential reference for anybody with a professional interest in policy-making in the region.

AB - The Asia-Pacific region is now clearly witnessing the rapid ageing of many of its nations and Asia is already the region with, relatively, the largest number of older persons. This book focuses on the challenges that this demographic trend poses to economies and societies in the region, and the policies that have evolved to date to meet new demands. It looks forward over the coming decades to consider how societies and economies will deal with ageing and the necessary structural and behavioural changes that this will entail. With contributors drawn from a range of academic and professional disciplines, including many practising social gerontologists, this book will be of interest to scholars in economics, sociology, social policy, health policy, politics and development studies. With its particular emphasis on the future, if will also be an essential reference for anybody with a professional interest in policy-making in the region.

UR - http://commons.ln.edu.hk/sw_master/3966

U2 - 10.4324/9780203463086

DO - 10.4324/9780203463086

M3 - Book (Editor)

SN - 9780415220187

BT - Ageing in the Asia-Pacific region : issues, policies and future trends

PB - Routledge

ER -