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Aging Social Policies: An International Perspective by Robbyn R. Wacker,Karen A. Roberto

By Robbyn R. Wacker,Karen A. Roberto

because of inhabitants explosion and a world bring up in regular existence expectations, an unprecedentedly excessive percent of the world's inhabitants is getting older. by way of the center of this century there'll be as much as 2 billion contributors over the age of sixty five, a demographic shift by no means prior to skilled in our human heritage. furthermore, declining start charges in industrialized nations potential a lessen within the variety of adults under sixty four. In Aging Social guidelines: a global Perspective the authors ponder how coverage – household and foreign – impacts and may proceed to impact the lives of our getting older population.

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