1 edition of Problems of senior citizens in the post-industrial societies found in the catalog.
Problems of senior citizens in the post-industrial societies
by Dept. of Sociology, Institute of Social Science, University of Tsukuba in Tsukubam Japan
Written in English
Includes bibliographic references.
|Statement||edited by Kazuro K. Takenaka.|
|Contributions||Takenaka, Kazuro K., Tsukuba Daigaku. Dept. of Sociology.|
|LC Classifications||HQ1061 .P75 1989|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 309 p. :|
|Number of Pages||309|
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PROBLEMS OF THE SENIOR CITIZENS ILL-TREATMENT BY THE NEXT GENERATION AND GENERATION GAP ISSUES INTRODUCTION The traditional norms and values of Indian society laid stress on showing respect and providing care for the elderly.
Consequently, the older members of the family were normally taken care of in the family itself. exist in society can be a substitute for family or can provide the.
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Bysenior citizens reported earning 36 percent more income on average than they did in ; that was five times the rate of increase for people under age thirty-five (U.S. Census Bureau ). In addition, many people were gaining access to better healthcare. Insomnia is very common in the senior members of our society.
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Age stratification and the elderly. Old age ideally represents a time of relaxation of social obligations, assisting with the family farm or business without carrying the main responsibility, socializing, and receiving respectful care from family and esteem from the community.
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Most local senior citizen centres, where the elderly can socialise, are closed and according to a survey by Hankook Research, 97% of senior citizens in. 10)-Media should play its important role in educating the society in this respect etc.
Senior Citizens are equally useful to the society in every way. Old age doesn’t mean that their potential or talent has drifted away. They are very much like their successors and in some cases, better. It is up to the society to realize their value. Book Prev / Next Navigation.
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Other major employment issues include the. Crouch, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, Conceptualizations of a move from industrial to post-industrial society draw heavily on the analogous process of change in the relative importance of employment in different economic sectors which accompanied the emergence of the former from agricultural societies.
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