Paper $46.95 ISBN: 9781842773574 Published September 2004 For sale in North and South America only
Cloth $99.95 ISBN: 9781842773567 Published September 2004 For sale in North and South America only

Living Longer

Ageing, Development and Social Protection

Peter Lloyd-Sherlock

Living Longer

Peter Lloyd-Sherlock

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320 pages | 5.4375 x 8.5
Paper $46.95 ISBN: 9781842773574 Published September 2004 For sale in North and South America only
Cloth $99.95 ISBN: 9781842773567 Published September 2004 For sale in North and South America only
Contents
Preface
1. Ageing, development and social protection -generalisations, myths and stereotypes - Peter Lloyd-Sherlock
Part 1: Development trajectories, social change and well-being in later life
Introduction
2. Long-term historical changes in the status of elders: Britain as an exemplar of advanced industrial economies - Paul Johnson
3. Social policy and the well-being of older people at a time of economic slowdown: The case of Brazil -- Ana Amlia Camarano Na Amélia Camarano
4. The impact of transition on older people in Ukraine: Looking to the future with hope - Vladislav V. Bezrukov and Natalia A. Foigt
5. Potential consequences of population ageing for social development in China - Du Peng and David R. Phillips
Part 2: Formal social protection and older people
Introduction
6. Comparing pension schemes in Chile, Singapore, Brazil, and South Africa - Armando Barrientos
7. Ageing in Japan: An issue of social contract in welfare transfer or generational conflict? - Tetsuo Ogawa
8. Health policy and older people in Africa - Di McIntyre
9. Social health insurance for older people: A comparison of Argentina and the United States - Nélida Redondo
Part 3: Older people and the care economy
Introduction
10. Intergenerational family support and old age economic security in Ghana - Isabella Aboderin
11. Ageing in Mexico: Families, informal care and reciprocity - Cristina Gomes da Conceiçäo and Veronica Montes de Oca Zavala
12. AIDS and older persons: The view from Thailand - John Knodel and Chanpen Aeng Tienchai
13. Care, dependency, and social justice: A challenge to conventional ideas of the social contract - Martha C. Nussbaum
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