Ageing in Singapore
Service Needs and the State
Normal Price: $235.00
Your Price: $211.50 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $23.50! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $10.58 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 7-10 days, Not for Xmas
Ageing in Singapore by Peggy Teo
Book DescriptionOlder persons are often portrayed as social and financial burdens because pensions, health and social care have to withstand increasing old age dependency ratios. Due to a lack of access to representation or a lack of social and economic power, older people have found few opportunities to have their voices heard, making age an immensely political issue. Written by an impressive team of authors, this book provides an in-depth analysis of the experience of ageing in Singapore examining key issues such as health, work, housing, family ties and care giving. It looks at how social categorization enters into everyday life to elucidate the multiple meanings of age and identity encountered in a rapidly changing economy and society. Providing original critical discourse from Asian writers recording Asian voices, Ageing in Singapore will appeal to a wide readership and is an invaluable resource for policy makers, service practitioners and scholars working on Asian gerontology.
Buy Ageing in Singapore book by Peggy Teo from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780415374873
(234mm x 156mm x 16mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 24-Jan-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Peggy Teo
Ageing in Singapore, Paperback (July 2012)
This publication explores how structure (the state) and agency (older people, family members and community groups) interact within a specific set of predominantly Asian values. It also highlights how older persons are marginalised in the Singapore situation.
Asia on Tour, Paperback (September 2008)» View all books by Peggy Teo
Including academic theory on tourism based on 'Western' tourists, this title illustrates why the rapid growth of travel for leisure and recreation in Asia demands a reappraisal of how tourism is analyzed and understood. It examines domestic and intra-regional tourism. It is suitable for students and scholars working in the fields of tourism.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Ageing in Singapore book by Peggy Teo and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-2pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.