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Author Name    Ashish Bose & Mala Kapur Shankardass (Authors))

Title   Growing Old in India: Voices Reveal, Statistics Speak

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   New

Jacket Condition   New

Publisher   New Delhi, India B.R. Publishing Corporation 2004

ISBN    8176463817 / 9788176463812

Seller ID   110257

In this long awaited new book Growing Old in India: Voices Reveal, Statistics Speak Ashish Bose, world-wide well-known economist and demographer along with Mala Kapur Shankardass, internationally reputed expert on Ageing Studies, use the voices of older people, government officials, United Nations Representatives, Voluntary sector workers and a whole range of statistics as part of research, projections and available data from documented sources, census data, etc., to provide insights into the experience of growing old in a country with an increasing ageing population, limited social security benefits and changing social structure affecting individuals, families and society at large. The authors, with their expertise in the field of demography, sociology, gerontology and policy analysis, bring forth different dimensions of ageing and response at the national and international level, covering a span of over two decades. With the focus on the First World Assembly on Ageing at Vienna in 1982 to the Second held at Madrid in 2002, Bose and Shankardass bring to the readers in a significant manner the plans, programmes, feelings, and thoughts on ageing, which will dominate the 21st century. CONTENTS: Foreword Preface Part I : Introduction : 1. Introduction 2. Beyond Medical Science - Vital Role of Yoga and Meditation in Taking Care of the Elderly in the 21st Century 3. The Study of Ageing Part II : Voices Reveal : 4. Voices Reveal 5. Response to some Sociological Questions by the Aged 6. Results of a Survey of Elderly Persons in a Middle Class Locality in New Delhi: Some Highlights Part III : Policy Interventions : 7. International Call, National Response 8. Moving from Vienna to Madrid 9. National policy on Older Persons Part IV : Statistics Speaks : Statistical Profile of the Elderly in India Sources of Data List of Figures List of Tables Section A : Growth of Sixty Plus Population Section B : Characteristics of Sixty Plus Population Section C : Sixty Plus Workers Section D : Economic Security Section E : Living Arrangements Section F : Disability and Chronic Illness Section G : Widows and Widowers : District wise Data for States Section H : Micro Survey of Sixty Plus Persons in a Middle Class Locality in New Delhi Section I : International Comparisons: Elderly in Canada Section J : Global Perspectives : United Nations Population Projections Printed Pages: 472.

Growing Old in India: Voices Reveal, Statistics Speak Ashish Bose & Mala Kapur Shankardass (Authors))

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