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Housing Elderly People in Japan

Ageing International

Author: Kose, Satoshi
Type: Journal Article
Year: 1997


In the context of rapid aging in Japan, examined is the effectiveness of various public policy initiatives to house elderly persons during the postwar period. Newly introduced incentives directed toward universal design are discussed, highlighting efforts to persuade the general public to accept dwellings designed for everybody throughout life. 1 Table, 4 Figures, 10 References. Adapted from the source document.

Further Details

Publish Dates: Jan 1997 2012-02-15
Author Address: Building Research Instit Ministry Construction, 1 Tachihara Tsukuba-shi Japan
Full Title: Ageing International
Pages: 148-164
Volume: 23
Issue: 3-4
ISBN/ISSN: 0163-5158, 0163-5158
Accession Number: 61532086; 199801845
Notes: Date revised - 2007-05-01 SubjectsTermNotLitGenreText - *Elderly; *Demographic Change; *Japan; *Housing; *Housing Policy; *Environmental Design; Post World War II Period
Remote Database Name: Social Services Abstracts
Language: English
Keywords: *Demographic Change*Housing*JapanPost World War II Period*Housing Policy*Environmental Design*Elderlyarticle7214: social planning/policy
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