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Editors: Jason L. Powell (Associate Dean of Faculty, Coventry University, UK) and Sheying Chen (Pace University, US)
Book Description:
This book explores the issue of global aging and its impact on different nation states across the world. It is in three parts: the first part sets the scene about the challenges of global aging; part two utilizes a number of case studies examining how different nation states manage social issues associated with aging; the final part explores the impact of global aging on some of the continents such as Europe and the Americas. The book is by its very nature global as it brings researchers from all parts of the world to give the reader a very rich comparative book. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents:

Part One: Setting the Scene, pp. 1-2

Chapter 1: Introduction – Global Aging, pp. 3-6
(Sheying Chen and Jason L. Powell)

Part Two: Case Studies – Nation States and Aging, pp. 7-8

Chapter 2: Quality of Life in Mexico and in Spain, pp. 9-30
(Rocio Fernandez-Ballesterous, Elva-Dolores Arias, Marta Santacreu, Neyda Ruvalcaba)

Chapter 3: Caring for Family and Community Life Instead of Being Cared For: A New Perspective on Ageing Processes in Italy, pp. 31-50
(Candela Filippo, Rabaglietti Emanuela and Ciarano Silvia)

Chapter 4: Work and Later Life in Japan: In Search for New Directions, pp. 51-64
(Tazuko Shibusawa and Miwako Kidahashi)

Chapter 5: Ageing and Older People in the Republic of Ireland, pp. 65-80
(Ricca Edmondson)

Chapter 6: A Qualitative Appraisal of Social and Economic Securities of Older Persons in a Developing Country: A Study of Nigeria, pp. 81-100
(Wahab Elias Olukorede and U.C. Isiugo-Abanihe)

Chapter 7: Aging and Basic Health Issues in Turkey, pp. 101-120
(Yesim Gokce-Kutsal, Dilek Aslan and Murad Basar)

Chapter 8: Migration and Mental Health of Black and Minority Elders in the UK: The Forgotten Patients, pp. 121-146
(Sofia Zarate Escudero and Ajit Shah)

Part Three: Global Issues of Aging, pp. 147-148

Chapter 9: The European Axis: How Nonagenarians View Their Survivorship, pp. 149-170
(Maeve Rea)

Chapter 10: “The Three Pillar Approach to Pension Reform: Pathways to Welfare State Restructuring”, pp. 171-184
(JoEllen Pederson and Jill Quadagno)

Index, pp. 185

      Social Perspectives of Aging (Series Editor: Jason L. Powell, Associate Dean of Faculty, Coventry University, UK)
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2012
   Pages: 7 x 10 (NBC - C)
   ISBN: 978-1-62100-936-8
   Status: AV
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