Working and Caring for the Elderly: International Perspectives

Working and Caring for the Elderly: International Perspectives

By: Viola M. Lechner (editor), Margaret B. Neal (editor)Hardback

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First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Preface. Introduction. Most Developed Countries. Elder Care and the Workplace in Germany. Developing a Caregivers' Strategy in Britain. Balance of Familial and State Responsibility for the Elderly and their Caregivers in Israel. Work and Caring for the Elderly in Japan. Sweden, Centralized Planning, and Employed Caregivers. The Mix of Public and Private Programs in the United States: Implications for Employed Caregivers. More Developed Countries. Migration and Urbanization in Brazil: Implications for Work and Elder Care. Economic and Social Development in Mexico: Implications for Work and Informal Care of the Elderly. Less Developed Countries. China and the Family Unit: Implications for Employed Caregivers. Poverty and Economic Development: Implications for Work and Elder Care in Uganda. Final Thoughts.

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  • publication date: 12/08/1999
  • ISBN13: 9780876309964
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 224
  • ID: 9780876309964
  • weight: 476
  • ISBN10: 0876309961

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