1st Edition

Caring for the Elderly in Japan and the US
Practices and Policies

Edited By

Susan Orpett Long





ISBN 9780415510721
Published June 20, 2012 by Routledge
376 Pages

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Book Description

In an era of changing demographics and values, this volume provides a cross-national and interdisciplinary perspective on the question of who cares for and about the elderly. The contributors reflect on research studies, experimental programmes and personal experience in Japan and the United States to explicitly compare how policies, practices and interpretations of elder care are evolving at the turn of the century.