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Conclusion

Thomas Boggatz

in Growing Old in Egypt: The Supply and Demand of Care for Older Persons

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774164552
eISBN:
9781617970412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774164552.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The acceptance of home care service or nursing homes does not allow one to draw conclusions about the need to receive a particular kind of support. According to the findings, the majority of both ... More


The Anger of the Rishis

Lawrence Cohen

in No Aging in India: Alzheimer's, The Bad Family, and Other Modern Things

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520083967
eISBN:
9780520925328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520083967.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

The positioning of the old person in the third-person terms of hot/cold and other oppositions points not only to the physiological but the social body of the abstracted elder. The windy and dry ... More


Conclusion

Alisoun Milne

in Mental Health in Later Life: Taking a Life Course Approach

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447305729
eISBN:
9781447311904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305729.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

In the conclusion, ways forward, located in five cross cutting domains, are proposed. Firstly, if many of the factors that place an older person at risk of impaired mental health are lifecourse and ... More


Caring for Older Persons: The Caregivers' Perspective

Thomas Boggatz

in Growing Old in Egypt: The Supply and Demand of Care for Older Persons

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774164552
eISBN:
9781617970412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774164552.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The apparent lack of caregivers raises the question of what can be done in order to increase the workforce. An answer can be found by investigating and understanding the perspective of current ... More


Introduction and Summary

Jonathan Gruber, Kevin Milligan, and David A. Wise

in Social Security Programs and Retirement around the World: The Relationship to Youth Employment

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226309484
eISBN:
9780226309507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226309507.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The number of older persons in any demographic group has increased very rapidly relative to the number of younger persons and this trend will continue. Thus, the proportion of retirees has increased ... More


Care Dependency in the Egyptian Context

Thomas Boggatz

in Growing Old in Egypt: The Supply and Demand of Care for Older Persons

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774164552
eISBN:
9781617970412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774164552.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Care is a response to basic human needs, which are universal. The quantification of such needs, however, depends on how caregivers and care service recipients define the nature of required support ... More


Care Needs and Care Dependency

Thomas Boggatz

in Growing Old in Egypt: The Supply and Demand of Care for Older Persons

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774164552
eISBN:
9781617970412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774164552.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

In order to supply adequate and appropriate services for older persons, it is useful to identify their needs. This chapter introduces the concept of care dependency, which is defined as the need to ... More


Welfare state contexts

Thomas Bahle, Vanessa Hubl, and Michaela Pfeifer

in The last safety net: A handbook of minimum income protection in Europe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427250
eISBN:
9781447303879
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427250.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter examines the welfare contexts in which the minimum income protection (MIP) systems are institutionally embedded. Particular focus is given on the social arrangements of three population ... More


Negotiating care for older people in South Africa: between the ideal and the pragmatics

Jaco Hoffman

in Ageing in Sub-Saharan Africa: Spaces and Practices of Care

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447325253
eISBN:
9781447325307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447325253.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter explores the moral space in which care for older persons in need is negotiated. Through a generational sequential approach based on interviews from 20 multi-generational networks in ... More


Case Study: Social Pensions in the Global South

Lutz Leisering

in The Global Rise of Social Cash Transfers: How States and International Organizations Constructed a New Instrument for Combating Poverty

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198754336
eISBN:
9780191815997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198754336.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

This chapter provides a case study of the most common and particularly successful cash transfer programme, ‘social’ (non-contributory) pensions, based on a unique database that covers all social ... More


Introduction and Summary

Jonathan Gruber and David A. Wise

in Social Security Programs and Retirement around the World: Micro-Estimation

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226310183
eISBN:
9780226309989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226309989.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This volume represents the second stage of a research project to study the relationship between social security provisions and retirement. The first stage of the project, reported in Gruber and Wise ... More


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