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Routledge Studies in Social Welfare in Asia

Series Editor: Christian Aspalter

This series focuses on social welfare problems and solutions, practices and theories in all of Asia, relying on a strong and wide network of academic organizations and experts in social work and social policy. Including books on health care, old-age security, family and child welfare, gender and social welfare, social policy in general, social work in general, as well as more specialized topics like international disaster relief and long-term care services.

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  1. Active Ageing in Asia

    Edited by Alan Walker, Christian Aspalter

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social Welfare in Asia

    East Asian societies are changing rapidly, and one of the most important facets of this transformation is population the ageing. of society. "Active ageing" is one of the few concepts available today to effectively address the problems arising from a highly-aged and, particularly in East Asia,...

    Published December 16th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Social Work in the Middle East

    Edited by Hussein Hassan Soliman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social Welfare in Asia

    Countries across the Middle East face a number of social problems such as poverty, unemployment, housing, internal immigration and caring for vulnerable groups such as children, women, the disabled and the elderly. Providing an overview of the wide range of social issues addressed by social work...

    Published June 12th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Health Care Systems in Europe and Asia

    Edited by Christian Aspalter, Yasuo Uchida, Robin Gauld

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social Welfare in Asia

    This book addresses the global need for more comparative studies on health policy and health care systems, given the rise in recent decades of societal aging, modern mass diseases, economic globalization, and resulting permanent fiscal austerity of governments which have fundamentally altered the...

    Published December 15th 2011 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Health Care Systems in Europe and Asia
    Edited by Christian Aspalter, Yasuo Uchida, Robin Gauld
    To Be Published February 9th 2015

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