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As the World Ages

Rethinking a Demographic Crisis

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$43.00 • £34.95 • €38.50

ISBN 9780674504639

Publication Date: 05/07/2018


336 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

1 table


  • Introduction: Coming of Age
  • 1. Old Age in Young Nations
  • 2. Growing Old in the Time of Chronic Disease
  • 3. The Emergence of the International Gerontologist
  • 4. New Frontiers: Aging Experts in Asia and Africa
  • 5. The Birth of Global Aging and Its Local Afterlives
  • 6. International NGOs and the Aged in the Developing World
  • Epilogue: From Decolonization to Globalization
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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