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The greying of India : population ageing in the context of Asia

Author: Rajagopal Dhar Chakraborti
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book is packed with relevant and hitherto unanalysed data on ageing in India. In particular, it provides an exhaustive discussion on various conceptual and measurement issues relating to population ageing. It will be of interest to students and researchers in gerontology, demography, social work, sociology and economics, besides being essential reading for policy makers."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Statistics
Statistiques
Statitiques de l'état civil
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Chakraborti, Rajagopal Dhar.
Greying of India.
Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, 2004
(OCoLC)988945566
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rajagopal Dhar Chakraborti
ISBN: 0761998020 9780761998020 8178292793 9788178292793
OCLC Number: 52902395
Description: 467 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Foreword / Tim Dyson --
1. Ageing in Asia : a broad overview --
2. What causes population ageing? --
3. What is ageing? --
4. Ageing and development --
5. Status of the aged --
6. Graceful ageing.
Responsibility: Rajagopal Dhar Chakraborti.
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Constitutes the comprehensive analysis of the causes and consequences of ageing in India. This book objectives are to: document the rapid growth of older populations in India; address the key issues  Read more...

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