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Ageing, Demography, and Welfare States in China and India: Familial and Social Transitions

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To understand the effectiveness and problems of old-age support programmes, we need to understand demographic trends. China and India are the two largest countries in the world that represent two different directions in their demographic patterns and responses. Not only do social dynamics affect the nature of welfare state developments but also these developments have ramifications for the rest of the world as the “lessons learned” will have implications to the global well-being among the elderly.

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Nakray, K. (2022). Ageing, Demography, and Welfare States in China and India: Familial and Social Transitions. In: Nakray, K., Yi, Z., Clammer, J., Zhang, W. (eds) Social and Economic Transitions in China and India. Palgrave Macmillan, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-19-6124-3_13

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