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Author Devasahayam, Theresa W
Title Gender and Ageing : Southeast Asian Perspectives
Imprint : Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2014
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Note Intro -- Contents -- 1. Growing Old in Southeast Asia: What Do We Know About Gender? -- 2. Gender and Ageing in Thailand: A Situation Analysis of Older Women and Men -- 3. Gender and Well-Being of Older Persons in Cambodia -- 4. Preparations for Old Age and Social Participation of Present and Future Older Persons in Thailand: Gender Difference -- 5. Gender and Health Status Among Older Adults in Vietnam -- 6. Ageing and Gender Preferences in Rural Indonesia -- 7. Exploring the Experiences of Older Men and Women in Caregiving and Care-receiving in Sarawak, Malaysia -- 8. An "Active Ageing" Approach to Living Alone: Older Men and Women Living in Rental Flats in Singapore -- 9. Ethnic Patterns and Styles of Active Ageing Among Widows and Widowers in Singapore -- 10. Employment Patterns of Older Women in Indonesia -- 11. Gender Differentials in Work and Income Among Older Malaysians -- 12. Gender and Economic Well-Being Among Older Filipinos -- 13. Work, Retirement and the Gender Divide in the Philippines -- Index
This book examines common themes related to gender and ageing in countries in Southeast Asia. Derived from quantitative or qualitative methods of data collection and analysis, the chapters reveal how ageing has become tempered by globalization, cultural values, family structures, women's emancipation and empowerment, social networks, government policies, and religion. The chapters are concerned primarily with the following questions related to gender and ageing: (a) how do women and men expe..
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Devasahayam, Theresa W. Gender and Ageing : Southeast Asian Perspectives : Institute of Southeast Asian Studies,c2014 9789814517973
Subject Older people--Southeast Asia--Congresses
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