International Handbook on Services for the Elderly (Hardback)
  • International Handbook on Services for the Elderly (Hardback)
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International Handbook on Services for the Elderly (Hardback)

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Hardback 528 Pages / Published: 26/10/1994
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This international reference guide analyzes the role and structure of care of the elderly and describes available services in 32 representative countries around the world. Discussed is income maintenance and employment resources, health care, housing, support systems, leisure time resources, and advocacy and protective programs of different kinds. Chapters closely parallel each other in the information they provide, offering suggestions for methods that can be used to satisfy present and future needs of elderly populations. The guide is designed for students at undergraduate and graduate levels, teachers, scholars, and professionals (e.g. policymakers, programmers, or providers) in fields of gerontology, health, social work, or public policy.

Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9780313283383
Number of pages: 528
Weight: 912 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 28 mm


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"Kosberg presents concise, detailed information on services for the elderly in 32 countries. Highly recommended for undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, and those who develop policy and programs."-Choice
"As the worldwide population ages, these issues will demand more attention from policy makers who must deal with them."-ARBA
"Kosberg's book fills the niche for a comparative cross-national handbook on services for the elderly. Academic and special libraries supporting gerontological research will want to purchase this guide."-RQ
?As the worldwide population ages, these issues will demand more attention from policy makers who must deal with them.?-ARBA
?Kosberg's book fills the niche for a comparative cross-national handbook on services for the elderly. Academic and special libraries supporting gerontological research will want to purchase this guide.?-RQ
?Kosberg presents concise, detailed information on services for the elderly in 32 countries. Highly recommended for undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, and those who develop policy and programs.?-Choice

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