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Social policy in an ageing society

David A. Reisman

Social policy in an ageing society

age and health in Singapore

by David A. Reisman

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Published by Edward Elgar in Cheltenham, Northampton, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aging,
  • Socioeconomic Factors,
  • Government policy,
  • Economics,
  • Health Services for the Aged,
  • Health Policy,
  • Older people,
  • Aged,
  • Care

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-294) and index.

    StatementDavid Reisman
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1064.S55 R447 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 307 p. :
    Number of Pages307
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24892354M
    ISBN 101848440944
    ISBN 109781848440944
    LC Control Number2009921532
    OCLC/WorldCa316826026

    Rent Social Policy for an Aging Society 1st edition () today, or search our site for other textbooks by Carole B. Cox. Every textbook comes with a day "Any Reason" guarantee. Published by Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated. Social policy development for the elderly needs to be critically examined in order for society to adapt to aging as well as for older populations to adapt to a charging society. The major political challenge is the need for redistributive policies.

    Policies for an aging society. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, © (OCoLC) Online version: Policies for an aging society. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors. Get this from a library! Social policy for an aging society: a human rights perspective. [Carole B Cox] -- As people age, they are at increased risk of having their basic human rights threatened or violated. When age is perceived as incompetence, it can easily lead to .

      In this entry, social policies refer to policies that affect well-being of individuals and families. They are usually referring to income maintenance policy, educational policy, social welfare policy, housing policy, and health policy. Aging society refers to a society that has at least 14% of its population aged 65 years or older. This first comparative study of ageing and social policy in two major European countries is based on a unique set of joint analyses of the major policy areas affecting older people. These analyses reveal both differences and similarities in policy and practice and, in several fields, increasing : $


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' this book is likely to be most useful for researchers in health economics and development economics. It will be especially valuable to readers with a detailed interest in Singapore and comparable city-states in the Social policy in an ageing society book region, especially those who wish to see data and socio-economic policy considered in a comparative context.'--David R.

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With an eye to promoting independence, the book discusses issues of income, housing, transportation, health, and home care and what constitutes a "livable community," along with policies that promote wellbeing and focus 5/5(2).

Downloadable. Around half the world’s population live in countries where the fertility rate is far below the replacement rate and where life expectancy is increasing dramatically.

Using Singapore as a case study, Social Policy in an Ageing Society explores what might happen in a dynamic and prosperous society when falling births, longer life expectancy and rising expectations put Cited by: Ageing & Society is an interdisciplinary and international journal devoted to the understanding of human ageing and the circumstances of older people in their social and cultural contexts.

It draws contributions and has readers from many disciplines including gerontology, sociology, demography, psychology, economics, medicine, social policy and the humanities. This Second Edition has been extensively revised and expanded to take account of recent theory and research. A new chapter has been added dealing with issues of death and dying, and particular attention has been paid to issues of gender and ethnicity in the social structuring of later life.

It has been adopted by The Open University as a set book for its course K An Ageing Society.2/5(1). Ageing in Society was developed by the British Society of Gerontology to fulfil the need for an authoritative introduction to social gerontology.

As such, it is an ideal resource for students and lecturers in the social and behavioural sciences, as well as for students and practitioners in health and social care.

Ageing in Society was developed by the British Society of Gerontology to fulfil the need for an authoritative introduction to social gerontology. As such, it is an ideal resource for students and lecturers in the social and behavioural sciences, as well as for students and practitioners in health and social care.

Phillipson, Chris and Jan Baars. "Social Theory and Social Ageing." In Ageing in Society: European Perspectives on Gerontology, edited by John BondSheila Peace and Freya Dittmann-Kohli3rd ed., London: SAGE Publications Ltd, doi: /n4.

The question of why such apparently beneficial policy action is not being taken is discussed and a range of barriers are identified. One of these appears to be the UK's extreme brand of neo-liberalism, which militates against the collective approach necessary to implement a social policy for active ageing.

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society. issues and challenges surrounding such efforts, and gaps in social policies faced by specific subsets of older people, are critically examined.

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- Volume 30 Issue 3 - DAVID R. PHILLIPS. "Presents a comprehensive array of writings about the economic, social, and policy issues facing the United States in maintaining a social insurance program for the elderly into the 21st century. The book covers aging policy broadly and in depth, and the text provides good explanations for the technical concepts discussed in the book.".

The body of work presented in this volume, in developing this critical perspective, aims to contribute to the understanding of old age and aging in the context of problems and issues of the larger social order in the world's most advanced capitalist nation, the U.S.A.

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