By Phoebe S Liebig,S. Irudaya Rajan

ISBN-10: 0789022397

ISBN-13: 9780789022394

ISBN-10: 0789022400

ISBN-13: 9780789022400

discover Indian coverage and perform on getting older from quite a few views!

This pathbreaking assortment presents whatever that has been lacking within the literature on getting older in India, specially for non-Indian audiences: reports of assorted elements of getting older in India mixed with analyses of present regulations, coverage developments and suggestions. you are going to learn getting older matters from quite a few perspectives—demographic foundations, social and family members relatives, economics, well-being and incapacity, present interventions, and advocacy and coverage. An getting older India additionally offers you updated references, factors of adjustments and similarities inside India's varied inhabitants, examples of courses in numerous settings together with a geriatric clinic, an immense NGO, and old-age houses, and an summary of the advance of India's nationwide coverage on getting older. the place acceptable, comparisons with U.S. coverage ways are noted.

An getting older India: views, customers, and guidelines examines:

  • the demography of getting older in India
  • the present kingdom of analysis on getting older, and the pitfalls linked to that study
  • source of revenue, poverty, and the issues created by means of the shortcoming of any frequent retirement source of revenue procedure in India
  • the health and wellbeing prestige of Indian elders and what their healthcare customers are
  • the placement for the disabled aged in India
  • elder abuse within the Indian context
  • social networks and grassroots businesses for seniors in India
  • the function of Indian geriatric hospitals and old-age houses

The insights of the head researchers and practitioners who contributed to An getting older India: views, customers, and guidelines will strike domestic with their opposite numbers world wide. Make this ebook part of your professional/teaching assortment today!

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