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The Care of Older People

England and Japan, A Comparative Study

By Mayumi Hayashi

© 2013 – Routledge

320 pages

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Across the globe, populations are getting older. Hayashi surveys the development of residential care in Britain and Japan from the 1920s onwards, using regional case studies, and taking into account the influence of traditions and cultural norms.

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Studies for the Society for the Social History of Medicine

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MEDICAL / History