Caring for the Elderly in Japan and the US

Practices and Policies

Edited by Susan Orpett Long

© 2000 – Routledge

376 pages

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pub: 2012-06-22
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About the Book

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.

About the Series

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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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC008000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General
SOC026000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General