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Ageing in the Asia-Pacific region

Ageing in the Asia-Pacific region

issues, policies and future trends

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Older people -- Asia,
  • Older people -- Pacific Area,
  • Older people -- Government policy -- Asia,
  • Older people -- Government policy -- Pacific Area,
  • Aging -- Asia,
  • Aging -- Pacific Area,
  • Gerontology -- Asia,
  • Gerontology -- Pacific Area

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index

    Statementedited by David R. Phillips
    SeriesRoutledge advances in Asia-Pacific studies -- 2
    ContributionsPhillips, David R
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1064.A78 A44 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 382 p. :
    Number of Pages382
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17000514M
    ISBN 100415220181
    LC Control Number99087586

      Read Active Ageing Active Learning: Issues and Challenges (Education in the Asia-Pacific Region. Addressing the Challenges of Population Ageing in Asia and the Pacific argues that with effective policies, population ageing can herald a period of sustained progress. Efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and to invest in people emanate from the core values that were agreed to in the Agenda and the Madrid Plan of Action.

    Professor Sarah Harper comments on rapid ageing in the Asia-Pacific region in an article in Acuity “A question for the ages”. “From a pure humanity point of view, it is a massive success if you can get a population to the stage where the majority of people are born, grow up healthy and live long lives that head towards a century,” Harper says. balanced perspective. To back the discussion with evidence, examples from the Asia-Pacific region are provided where available, with some global comparisons. This study is organized as follows. The next section summarizes the data and evidence on the magnitude and determinants of the phenomenon of population ageing and its increasing feminization.

    Population aging is one of the most global and significant trends in the 21st century. Although each society has different social and economic backgrounds that have resulted in demographic transformation, the older population is growing rapidly in general due to declining fertility rates and rising life expectancy. The Asia-Pacific region is where we witness the most rapid. The meeting increased awareness of the key challenges to and opportunities for effectively addressing population ageing and promoting the rights of older persons in the Asia-Pacific region in the.


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Book Description. In the coming decades, challenges and risks associated with rapid population ageing will be paramount in Asia-Pacific. Examining key trends, dilemmas and developments with reference to specific nations, the book draws conclusions and policy recommendations that apply to.

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Ageing in Hong Kong By Nelson W. Chow Hong Kong, a British Colony for more than years, was returned to the People’s Republic of China to become a Special Administrative Region (SAR) on 1 Cited by: Ageing in the Asia-Pacific Region.

DOI link for Ageing in the Asia-Pacific Region. Ageing in the Asia-Pacific Region book. Issues, Policies and Future Trends. Ageing in the Asia-Pacific Region. DOI link for Ageing in the Asia-Pacific Region. Ageing in the Asia-Pacific Region by: Individual chapters focus on the impact of population ageing, along with urbanization and industrialization, on the lives of people in the region.

The book shows how leaders in Asia-Pacific – political, community and others – need to respond to changes in family and social structures, disease pathology, gender roles, income security, the Brand: Routledge. 1st Edition Published on Aug by Routledge First Published in Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Ageing in the. Asia-Pacific would have 59 per cent of the world population over 80 years of age compared to 53 per cent at present. This has serious implications for provision of appropriate health care and long term care, as well as income security.

The causes The drastic increase in the pace of ageing in the regionFile Size: KB. This book brings together the emerging body of work on age-friendly neighbourhoods in Singapore, the Asia-Pacific region, Europe and North America.

It begins with an overview chapter on the current state of policy, practice and research on age-friendly neighbourhoods in Singapore. Ageing in Asia contains a selection of leading social systems and programs, with interesting case-studies offering innovative and useful lessons.

The book covers ageing and related developments occurring in the most dynamic industrializing and urbanizing societies of emerging Asia.

This book provides contemporary regional science perspectives on population change and its socio-economic consequences in the Asia-Pacific region. This region is highly diverse in terms of key demographic indicators such as population size, growth, composition and distribution.

Population ageing is an unprecedented phenomenon happening around the world. In the Asia Pacific region, it has become an issue of concern since the last decade, due mainly to the rapid increase of aged population combined with the ever-decreasing fertility rate in the : Alfred Chan Cheung Ming, P.

Tang Phoebe, Carol Ma Hok Ka. Get this from a library. Ageing in the Asia-Pacific region: issues, policies, and future trends. [David R Phillips;] -- "The Asia-Pacific region is now clearly witnessing the rapid ageing of many of its nations and Asia is already the region with, relatively, the largest number of older persons.

This book focuses on. Get this from a library. Ageing in the Asia-Pacific region: issues, policies and future trends. [David R Phillips;] -- This book focuses on the challenges that an ageing Asia-Pacific population poses to economies and societies in the region.

It considers the policies that have evolved to date to meet new demands, and. The timing and pace of ageing vary significantly across the Asia-Pacific region.

As a supplement to the Ageing in Asia and the Pacific Overview report, this publication aims to collect and present all viable key indicators with regards to ageing in each country from the region.

By then, nearly two-thirds of the world’s older people – close to billion – will be living in Asia-Pacific, and one in four people across the region is expected to be over In north-east and East Asia, this proportion will be more than one in three people.

Data Mapping on Ageing in Asia and the Pa cific 9 These differences are largely attributed to the timing and extent of fertility decline during recent decades, which is the predominant driving. The Asia-Pacific region is undergoing profound and rapid population changes.

All countries in Asia and the Pacific are in the process of ageing at an unprecedented pace. This overview summarizes the current trends in the process of ageing, through discussions on gender dimensions, accessibility to pensions and legislation on older persons.

The APPRA network will build a bridge between Asia and the Pacific scholars and policy-makers and will provide an opportunity to promote research collaboration, and the pooling of ideas as well as sharing experiences on ageing issues from countries across the Asia-Pacific network members will have the opportunity to focus on critical issues of common concern for the ageing.

Read an excerpt of this book. Add to Wishlist. ISBN ISBN Pub. Date: 10/28/ Publisher: Taylor & Francis. Ageing in the Asia-Pacific Region: Issues, Policies and Future Trends / Edition 1.

by David R. Phillips | Read Reviews. Hardcover View All Available Formats & Editions. Current price is, Original price is Price: $. 6 Data Mapping on Ageing in Asia and the Pacific region. Using a systematic review approach, we evaluate the content of data sources and assess their comparability.

We also showcase best practices. Ageing in the Asia-Pacific Region: success and challenges. Presentation to the 12th Health and Ageing Conference.Image: Ageing Nepal. It is creditable that more than 20 countries in Asia-Pacific have adopted national policies or established special bodies on ageing, but many others have yet to do so.

And even where policies do exist, implementation must be strengthened to ensure some of our most vulnerable and marginalized fellow humans can fully benefit.