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By Phoebe S Liebig,S. Irudaya Rajan

discover Indian coverage and perform on getting older from numerous views!

This pathbreaking assortment presents whatever that has been lacking within the literature on getting older in India, in particular for non-Indian audiences: experiences of varied points of getting older in India mixed with analyses of present regulations, coverage traits and suggestions. you are going to study getting older concerns from numerous perspectives—demographic foundations, social and relatives kinfolk, economics, wellbeing and fitness and incapacity, present interventions, and advocacy and coverage. An getting older India additionally will give you updated references, factors of alterations and similarities inside of India's varied inhabitants, examples of courses in numerous settings together with a geriatric sanatorium, an important NGO, and old-age houses, and an outline of the advance of India's nationwide coverage on getting older. the place applicable, comparisons with U.S. coverage ways are noted.

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

  • the demography of getting older in India
  • the present kingdom of study on getting older, and the pitfalls linked to that study
  • source of revenue, poverty, and the issues created by way of the shortcoming of any common retirement source of revenue process in India
  • the health and wellbeing prestige of Indian elders and what their healthcare customers are
  • the location 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, clients, and regulations will strike domestic with their opposite numbers worldwide. Make this publication part of your professional/teaching assortment today!

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