An Aging India: Perspectives, Prospects, and Policies by Phoebe S Liebig,S. Irudaya Rajan

By Phoebe S Liebig,S. Irudaya Rajan

discover Indian coverage and perform on getting older from various views!

This pathbreaking assortment presents whatever that has been lacking within the literature on getting older in India, particularly for non-Indian audiences: experiences of assorted features of getting older in India mixed with analyses of present rules, coverage tendencies and proposals. you are going to learn getting older matters from various perspectives—demographic foundations, social and kinfolk family members, economics, health and wellbeing and incapacity, present interventions, and advocacy and coverage. An getting older India additionally offers you updated references, factors of adjustments and similarities inside India's different inhabitants, examples of courses in quite a few settings together with a geriatric health facility, a massive NGO, and old-age houses, and an outline of the improvement of India's nationwide coverage on getting older. the place acceptable, comparisons with U.S. coverage ways are noted.

An getting older India: views, clients, and rules examines:

  • the demography of getting older in India
  • the present nation of analysis on getting older, and the pitfalls linked to that study
  • source of revenue, poverty, and the issues created by means of the inability of any common retirement source of revenue process in India
  • the wellbeing and fitness prestige of Indian elders and what their healthcare customers are
  • the placement for the disabled aged in India
  • elder abuse within the Indian context
  • social networks and grassroots corporations for seniors in India
  • the function of Indian geriatric hospitals and old-age houses

The insights of the pinnacle researchers and practitioners who contributed to An getting older India: views, customers, and rules will strike domestic with their opposite numbers world wide. Make this e-book part of your professional/teaching assortment today!

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