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By J.F. Doling, Dr. Tony Maltby, Professor Catherine Jones-Finer, John Doling, Tony, Dr Maltby, Catherine, Professor Jones Finer

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The implications of inhabitants growing older have lengthy involved politicians, coverage makers and governmental and non-governmental organisations within the welfare states of Europe. notwithstanding, an getting older staff is more and more a question of outrage for the built and fast-developing international locations of Asia. Japan leads the sector during this recognize as a result of the rate of its postwar financial improvement. however the little tigers of Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan are poised to capture up, and Malaysia, even though within the moment tier of constructing Asian economics, faces the chance of inhabitants getting older adequate to daunt an as but under-prepared infrastructure for outdated age support.

This booklet is the 1st to check intimately the studies and clients of inhabitants ageing in these Asian nations with the top GDP consistent with capita. The authors pose the query to what volume Asia and 'old Europe' can study from one another by way of coverage making plans. the 1st component of the booklet units out the sphere when it comes to the demographic features and coverage predicaments of eu and Asian nations. the second one part provides case-studies of six international locations: Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and Malaysia.

The e-book will significantly curiosity lecturers, postgraduates and execs in gerontology, social coverage, comparative social coverage, public coverage, political economic system, sociology, social paintings and social security.

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Bristol: Policy Press. Walker, A. (1999). A ttitudes to Population A geing in Europe: A Comparison of the 1992 and the 1999 Eurobarometer Surveys. htm#publications (accessed August 2003). Walker, A. (2002). A strategy for active ageing. International Social Security Review, 55, 1: 121-39. Walker, A. and Maltby, T. (1997). A geing Europe. Buckingham: Open University Press. This page intentionally left blank PART II THE CASE STUDIES This page intentionally left blank Chapter 4 Malaysia: Supporting Families Roziah Omar Introduction The population of Malaysia is ageing and is doing so against a background of several decades of rapid economic growth and social development.

Communication from the Commission to the Council, the European Parliament and Economic and Social Committee. Supporting national strategies for safe and sustainable pensions through an integrated approach. Brussels, 3 July, COM (2001) 362 final. European Commission (2003). Joint Report by the Commission and the Council on A dequate and Sustainable Pensions. Brussels 3 March, 6527/2/03 REV-ECOFIN 51SOC 72. Fagan, C. and Burchell, B. (2002). Gender, Jobs and W orking Conditions in the European Community.

A ttitudes to Population A geing in Europe: A Comparison of the 1992 and the 1999 Eurobarometer Surveys. htm#publications (accessed August 2003). Walker, A. (2002). A strategy for active ageing. International Social Security Review, 55, 1: 121-39. Walker, A. and Maltby, T. (1997). A geing Europe. Buckingham: Open University Press. This page intentionally left blank PART II THE CASE STUDIES This page intentionally left blank Chapter 4 Malaysia: Supporting Families Roziah Omar Introduction The population of Malaysia is ageing and is doing so against a background of several decades of rapid economic growth and social development.

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