Aging in Southeast and East Asia, 1st Edition

  • Charles H. Roth
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  • ISBN-10: 981230794X
  • ISBN-13: 9789812307941
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 247 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released May 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Examines national ageing policies and programs, the sustainability of existing pension systems, housing and living arrangements, inter-generational transfer, and aspects of quality of life of the elderly population.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Front Matter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
The Pension System in Japan and Retirement Needs of the Japanese Elderly.
The Central Provident Fund and Financing Retirement Needs of Elderly Singaporeans.
Ageing and Ageing Policies in the Republic of Korea.
Singapore’s Response to an Ageing Population.
Public Policy Towards the Elderly in Indonesia.
National Policy for the Elderly in Malaysia: Achievements and Challenges.
Ageing Policies and Programmes in Thailand.
Family and Housing Conditions of the Elderly in Southeast Asia: Living Arrangement as Social Support.
Quality of Life of the Elderly in Singapore’s Multicultural Society.
Life Events, Stress and Life Satisfaction Among Older Adults in Malaysia.
Multigenerational Families in Singapore.
Support Transfers Between Elderly Parents and Adult Children in Indonesia.