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Japan

  • Ian Gillespie Cook
  • Jamie P. HalsallEmail author
  • Paresh Wankhade
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Part of the International Perspectives on Social Policy, Administration, and Practice book series (IPSPAP)

Abstract

As noted in the introduction, Japan is one of the wealthiest countries in our sample; it is also demographically one with the oldest inhabitants, a country where ‘super aging’ is found. The combination of wealth, notwithstanding the fact that some Japanese are poor, plus high levels of aging, produces a fascinating mix of issues.

Keywords

Social Capital Income Inequality Emergency Medical Service Political Participation Emergency Medical Service System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ian Gillespie Cook
    • 1
  • Jamie P. Halsall
    • 2
    Email author
  • Paresh Wankhade
    • 3
  1. 1.Liverpool John Moores UniversityLiverpoolUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.University of HuddersfieldHuddersfieldUnited Kingdom
  3. 3.Edge Hill UniversityOrmskirkUnited Kingdom

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