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Aging in Asia [electronic resource] / Jason L. Powell and Ian G. Cook, editors.

Contributor(s): Powell, Jason L, 1971- | Cook, Ian G.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Aging issues, health and financial alternatives series: Publisher: New York : Nova Science Publishers, c2009Description: 1 online resource (vi, 219 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 9781617281310 (electronic bk.); 161728131X (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Aging -- Asia | Older people -- Asia | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Gerontology | FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS -- Aging | Alter | AsienGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Aging in Asia.DDC classification: 305.26095 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Aging, life expectancy and changes in life style: situational analysis of Pakistan / Ahmad Raza, Ashraf Khan Kayani, Hasan Sohaib Murad -- Population aging in Bangladesh: trends and challenges / Hafiz T.A. Khan -- Growing old in a global city: the challenge of urbanization for active aging in Hong Kong / Helen Bartlett -- Active aging and China: perspectives and issues / Sheying Chen, Elaina Y. Chen -- Aging in Nepal: emerging issues and challenges / Sara Parker -- Changes in the living arrangements of the elderly in Korea / Ik Ki Kim -- Aging, growth and financial markets -- economic implications and challenges confronting East Asia / Takashi Kihara -- Rethinking aging -- the selfless consumer: older people, risk and uncertainty in contemporary China / Steven Miles -- Patterns and processes of longevity in Asia / Ian G. Cook, Trevor J.B. Dummer.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Aging, life expectancy and changes in life style: situational analysis of Pakistan / Ahmad Raza, Ashraf Khan Kayani, Hasan Sohaib Murad -- Population aging in Bangladesh: trends and challenges / Hafiz T.A. Khan -- Growing old in a global city: the challenge of urbanization for active aging in Hong Kong / Helen Bartlett -- Active aging and China: perspectives and issues / Sheying Chen, Elaina Y. Chen -- Aging in Nepal: emerging issues and challenges / Sara Parker -- Changes in the living arrangements of the elderly in Korea / Ik Ki Kim -- Aging, growth and financial markets -- economic implications and challenges confronting East Asia / Takashi Kihara -- Rethinking aging -- the selfless consumer: older people, risk and uncertainty in contemporary China / Steven Miles -- Patterns and processes of longevity in Asia / Ian G. Cook, Trevor J.B. Dummer.

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