Political Institutions and Elderly Care Policy: Comparative Politics of Long-Term Care in Advanced Democracies (Hardcover)

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Political Institutions and Elderly Care Policy: Comparative Politics of Long-Term Care in Advanced Democracies (Hardcover)

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Although most advanced industrialized countries are facing population aging and other social changes, public long-term care programs for the aged are remarkably diverse across them. This book accounts for the variations in elderly care policy by combining statistical analysis with historical case studies of Sweden, Japan and the USA.
TAKESHI HIEDA is an Associate Professor, Graduate School of Law, Osaka City University, Osaka, Japan He studies comparative political economy and comparative welfare states, and has published several articles in Social Policy & Administration and other scholarly journals.

Product Details ISBN: 9780230361782
ISBN-10: 0230361781
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: June 26th, 2012
Pages: 231
Language: English