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Caring for the Elderly in Japan and the US

Practices and Policies, 1st Edition

Edited by Susan Orpett Long


376 pages

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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.

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Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

The Asia Pacific has seen great social, environmental and economic change. The region is now the focus of considerable attention by the academic community. This series brings together the best of the current research from right across the social sciences and humanities.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General