By Ian Gillespie Cook,Jamie Halsall

This publication examines the major getting older procedures in seven international locations (United States, uk, Sweden, Japan, China, Nepal, and South Africa) and the most regulations which were, and are being, constructed to accommodate this quick swap within the demographic profile. It addresses the issues which are pointed out in addition to the good points of getting older inside every one of those contrasting societies. hence it makes an important contribution to the main debates approximately getting old around the globe.

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