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Population Ageing: An Emergent Issue for Biosocial Research

Journal of the Indian Anthropological Society

Author: Mukherjee, D. P.
Type: Journal Article
Year: 1985


A review essay on International Perspectives on Aging: Population and Policy Challenges (Binstock, Robert H., Chew, Wing-Sun, & Shultz, James H. Eds , UN Fund for Populations Activities, Policy Development Studies, 1982). The book contains chapters on: the aging of populations; family support for the aged; income, employment, & retirement; health care needs; living environments; & social service needs & policies. The consensus of the volume is that developing nations will soon face significant social problems resulting from increases in the aged population. However, the socialist countries & Japan offer alternatives to the model of the industrialized West to aid developing countries in resolving these problems.

Further Details

Pages: 287-306
Volume: 20
Issue: 3
Accession Number: 23.5.03
Keywords: international, older, policy compliance, health improvement
Reads: 273