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The well-being of the elderly in Asia [electronic resource] : a four-country comparative study / Albert I. Hermalin, editor.

Contributor(s): Hermalin, Albert I.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c2002Description: 1 online resource (xxvi, 615 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780472026500 (electronic bk.); 047202650X (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Older people -- Asia -- Social conditions | Older people -- Asia -- Economic conditions | Older people -- Care -- Asia | Quality of life -- Asia | Intergenerational relations -- Asia | Social change -- Asia | Asia -- Social conditions | Asia -- Economic conditions | Asia -- Population | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Gerontology | FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS -- Aging | Ouderen | Welzijn | Vergelijkend onderzoek | �Alterer Mensch | Sozio�okonomischer Wandel | Internationaler Vergleich | Asien | S�udostasienGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Well-being of the elderly in Asia.DDC classification: 305.26/095 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Aging in Asia: facing the crossroads / Albert I. Hermalin and Lora G. Myers -- The demographic, socioeconomic, and cultural context of the four study countries / John Knodel, Mary Beth Ofstedal, and Albert I. Hermalin -- Policies and programs in place and under development / Mary Beth Ofstedal ... [et al.] -- Theoretical perspectives, measurement issues, and related research / Albert I. Hermalin -- Patterns and determinants of living arrangements / John Knodel and Mary Beth Ofstedal -- Intergenerational support and transfers / Ann Biddlecom, Napaporn Chayovan, and Mary Beth Ofstedal -- Work, retirement, and leisure / Albert I. Hermalin ... [et al.] -- Economic well-being: insights from multiple measures of income and assets / Albert I. Hermalin, Ming-Cheng Chang, and Carol Roan -- Physical and mental health of the elderly / Zachary Simmer ... [et al.] -- Patterns of health care utilization / Mary Beth Ofstedal and Josefina N. Natividad -- The vulnerable and their potential disadvantages / Albert I. Hermalin, Mary Beth Ofstedal, and Kalyani Mehta -- Capturing change: transitions at older ages and cohort succession / Albert I. Harmalin -- Making the choices: policies and research for the coming years / Albert I. Hermalin.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Aging in Asia: facing the crossroads / Albert I. Hermalin and Lora G. Myers -- The demographic, socioeconomic, and cultural context of the four study countries / John Knodel, Mary Beth Ofstedal, and Albert I. Hermalin -- Policies and programs in place and under development / Mary Beth Ofstedal ... [et al.] -- Theoretical perspectives, measurement issues, and related research / Albert I. Hermalin -- Patterns and determinants of living arrangements / John Knodel and Mary Beth Ofstedal -- Intergenerational support and transfers / Ann Biddlecom, Napaporn Chayovan, and Mary Beth Ofstedal -- Work, retirement, and leisure / Albert I. Hermalin ... [et al.] -- Economic well-being: insights from multiple measures of income and assets / Albert I. Hermalin, Ming-Cheng Chang, and Carol Roan -- Physical and mental health of the elderly / Zachary Simmer ... [et al.] -- Patterns of health care utilization / Mary Beth Ofstedal and Josefina N. Natividad -- The vulnerable and their potential disadvantages / Albert I. Hermalin, Mary Beth Ofstedal, and Kalyani Mehta -- Capturing change: transitions at older ages and cohort succession / Albert I. Harmalin -- Making the choices: policies and research for the coming years / Albert I. Hermalin.

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