Aging in Comparative Perspective: Processes and Policies

Jamie Halsall, Ian Gillespie Cook

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This book examines the key aging processes in seven countries (United States, United Kingdom, Sweden, Japan, China, Nepal, and South Africa) and the main policies that have been, and are being, developed to deal with this rapid change in the demographic profile. It addresses the problems that are identified as well as the positive aspects of aging within each of these contrasting societies. Thus it makes a significant contribution to the major debates about growing old across the globe.

Original languageEnglish
PublisherSpringer US
Number of pages94
ISBN (Electronic)9781461419785
ISBN (Print)9781461419778
Publication statusPublished - 2012


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