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  1. Retirement, Work and Pensions in Ageing Korea

    Edited by Jae-Jin Yang, Thomas Klassen

    Series: Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

    Even among the four Asian tigers, with their economic miracles during the past several decades that allowed them to join the ranks of the developed nations, South Korea is extraordinary. As significant as its economic progress, from a dirt poor and devastated nation in the 1960s, is South Korea’s...

    Published January 10th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Social Inequality in Japan

    By Sawako Shirahase

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    Japan was the first Asian country to become a mature industrial society, and throughout the 1970s and the 1980s, was viewed as an ‘all-middle-class society’. However since the 1990s there have been growing doubts as to the real degree of social equality in Japan, particularly in the context of...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Female Celebrity and Ageing

    Back in the Spotlight

    Edited by Deborah Jermyn

    Female Celebrity and Ageing: Back in the Spotlight interrogates the myriad ways in which celebrity culture constructs highly visible ideologies of femininity and ageing, and how ageing female celebrities have negotiated the media in a variety of industrial, historical and national contexts. In the...

    Published September 27th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Women and Therapy in the Last Third of Life

    The Long View

    Edited by Valory Mitchell

    What is distinct about the last third of life, about women, that makes psychotherapy different? In this diverse collection, the psychological meanings and challenges of the last third of life are explored, as the capacity of the psyche expands, sense of time changes, and some questions take on new...

    Published September 13th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Aging in Nineteenth-Century Culture

    Edited by Anne-Julia Zwierlein, Katharina Boehm, Anna Farkas

    Series: Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

    This essay collection develops new perspectives on constructions of old age in literary, legal, scientific and periodical cultures of the nineteenth century. Rigorously interdisciplinary, the book places leading researchers of old age in nineteenth-century literature in dialogue with experts from...

    Published August 27th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Understanding Aging and Diversity

    Theories and Concepts

    By Patricia Kolb

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    The demographic phenomena of increased life expectancy, increasing global population of older adults, and a larger number of older people as a proportion of the total population in nations throughout the world will affect our lives and the life of each person we know. The changes will result in...

    Published August 9th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Korea's Retirement Predicament

    The Ageing Tiger

    Edited by Thomas R. Klassen, Yunjeong Yang

    Series: Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

    The distinguishing feature for many workers in South Korea is contractual – and often involuntary – retirement at a young age (mid-50s for most workers) followed by precarious and low-paying self-employment or contract work. In the past this practice, which is also found in other East Asian nations...

    Published July 25th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Perspectives on Care at Home for Older People

    Edited by Christine Ceci, Kristín Björnsdóttir, Mary Ellen Purkis

    Series: Routledge Studies in Health and Social Welfare

    Demographic and epidemiological changes mean that frail older people have come to be seen as an expensive problem for health care systems. The challenge for professionals and policy-makers is to find ways to respond to the coming crisis by delivering high-quality care in the home. This collection...

    Published May 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  9. Television News and the Elderly

    Broadcast Managers' Attitudes Toward Older Adults

    By Michael L. Hilt

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Television

    This concise survey investigates the television general managers’ and news directors’ attitudes towards the elderly in the United States. Originally published in 1997, it raises important issues of ageing in relation to the media with specific focus on the older viewer’s status as a viewing...

    Published May 9th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Blurring The Boundaries

    The Declining Significance of Age

    By Jack Levin

    Over the decades, the lines separating young- middle-aged-, and older adults have blurred, as indicated by a broadening of the appropriate years for making life decisions. Not only are many people marrying later, but some are marrying earlier than ever. Overall, women giving birth later...

    Published December 11th 2012 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Ageing in Contexts of Migration
    Edited by Ute Karl, Sandra Torres
    To Be Published August 19th 2015
  2. Social Welfare in Asia
    Edited by John Dixon, Hyung Shik Kim
    To Be Published August 21st 2015
  3. Social Welfare in The Middle East
    Edited by John Dixon
    To Be Published August 21st 2015
  4. Social Welfare in Africa
    Edited by John Dixon
    To Be Published August 21st 2015
  5. Social Welfare in Developed Market Countries
    Edited by John Dixon, Robert P. Scheurell
    To Be Published August 21st 2015

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