By Dr. Vern L. Bengtson PhD, Kyong-Dong Kim PhD, George Myers PhD, Ki-Soo Eun PhD

ISBN-10: 0826113516

ISBN-13: 9780826113511

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ISBN-13: 9780826116666

Widely known specialists current the 1st comparative research of contemporary advancements between six jap and Western countries pertaining to inhabitants getting older and its outcomes. Chapters specialize in demographic traits, sociocultural contexts, and coverage implications. international locations chosen as case stories comprise: the People's Republic of China, the Republic of Korea, Japan, Germany, the uk, and the us. The editors and members name consciousness to the various trajectories and results of inhabitants getting older in culturally various societies which are frequently at assorted levels or on diverse paths of financial improvement. Such analyses convey into sharper concentration these stipulations which are distinctive, or related, and emphasize the ways that cultural stereotypes of getting older and the aged complicate our figuring out of the results of world-wide inhabitants getting older.

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