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By Peggy Teo,Kalyani Mehta,Leng Leng Thang,Angelique Chan

Older people are frequently portrayed as social and fiscal burdens simply because pensions, overall healthiness and social care need to stand up to expanding outdated age dependency ratios. because of a scarcity of entry to illustration or an absence of social and monetary energy, older humans have stumbled on few possibilities to have their voices heard, making age an immensely political factor.

Written by means of a powerful staff of authors, this book offers an in-depth research of the event of getting older in Singapore analyzing key concerns similar to healthiness, paintings, housing, relations ties and care giving. It appears to be like at how social categorization enters into lifestyle to clarify the a number of meanings of age and identification encountered in a swiftly altering economic climate and society.

Providing unique serious discourse from Asian writers recording Asian voices, Ageing in Singapore will attract a large readership and is a useful source for coverage makers, carrier practitioners and students engaged on Asian gerontology.

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