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Aging social policies [electronic resource] : an international perspective / Robbyn R. Wacker, Karen A Roberto.

Author/Creator:
Wacker, Robbyn R.
Publication:
London : SAGE, c2011.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (ix, 293 p.) : ill.
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Subjects:
Population aging -- Government policy.
Older people -- Government policy.
Older people -- Services for.
Older people -- Social conditions.
Language:
English
Summary:
This title introduces students to a number of topics on social policy and aging by discussing United States policies alongside examples of those enacted by selected countries around the world.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Part I - The Context of Aging Social Policy; Chapter 1 - Aging Societies: The Setting for Aging Social Policy; Chapter 2 - Aging Social Policy; Part II - Aging Social Policy Comparisons; Chapter 3 - Retirement Income Policies; Chapter 4 - Employment Policies; Chapter 5 - Housing Policies; Chapter 6 - Health Care Policies; Chapter 7 - Mental Health Policies; Chapter 8 - Community Support Policies; Chapter 9 - Family Caregiving Policies; Part III - The Future of Aging Social Policy; Chapter 10 - Aging Social Policy Challenges; References; Index
About the Authors
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Roberto, Karen A.
ISBN:
1-4522-2290-8
1-4522-7476-2
OCLC:
833764400