Ageing and Long-term Care: National Policies in the Asia-Pacific

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David R Phillips, Alfred C M Chan
Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Oct 21, 2002 - Social Science - 242 pages
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The case studies in this book focus on the emergence, extent and nature of national policies on ageing and associated strategies to address long-term care needs. Key opportunities for and constraints on policy are identified in this first round of regional studies, written by prominent researchers in Hong Kong, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand, who are partners in the Ageing Research Network of the Asian Development Research Forum. The case-studies are set in the context of regional a...

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David R Phillips holds the Chair of Professor of Social Policy, is Head of the Department of Politics and Sociology, and Associate Director of the Asia-Pacific Institute of Ageing Studies at Lingnan University, Hong Kong.

Alfred C M Chan is Associate Director of the Asia-Pacific Institute of Ageing Studies at Lingnan University, Hong Kong. 

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