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List of Case Studies

  • Project from: 2001 to 2003

* Long-Term Historical Changes in the Status of Elders: Britain as an Exemplar of Advanced Industrial Economies, by Paul Johnson, London School of Economics, United Kingdom

* Brazilian Population Ageing: Rural-Urban Differences in Well-Being, by Ana Amélia Camarano, Instituto de Pesquisa Econômica Aplicada, Brazil

* The Impact of Transition on Older People in Ukraine, by Vladislav Bezrukov and Natalia A. Foigt, Institute of Gerontology, Kiev, Ukraine

* Potential Consequences of Population Ageing for Social Development in China, by Du Peng, Renmin University of China, and David Phillips, Lingnan University, Hong Kong

* Informal Care for Older People: The African Crisis, by Nana Apt, Centre for Social Policy Studies, University of Ghana, Ghana

* Is Ageing an Issue of Social Contract in Welfare Transfer, or Generational Conflicts? The Case of Japan, by Tetsuo Ogawa, Oxford Institute of Ageing, University of Oxford, United Kingdom

* Comparing Pension Schemes in Chile, Singapore, Brazil and South Africa, by Armando Barrientos, IDPM, University of Manchester, United Kingdom

* Population Ageing and Crisis in Argentine Society: Analysis of the Impacts on Social and Health Services Specifically Geared to Elderly People, by Nélida Redondo, Universidad Católica Argentina, Argentina

* Health Policy and Older People in Africa, by Di McIntyre, University of Cape Town, South Africa

* Privatizing the Welfarist State: Healthcare and Social Protection in Malaysia, by Chan Chee Khoon, School of Social Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia and Citizen's Health Initiative, Malaysia

* Ageing in Mexico: Informal Care, Gender and Reciprocity, by Cristina Gomes da Conceição, Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales (FLACSO), Mexico and Verónica Montes de Oca Zavala, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico

* Widowhood and Ageing in India, by Martha Alter Chen, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, United States

* AIDS and Older Persons: The View from Thailand, by John Knodel and Chanpen Saengtienchai, Population Studies Centre, University of Michigan, United States

* Care, Dependency and Social Justice: A Challenge to Conventional Ideas of Social Contract, by Martha Nussbaum, University of Chicago, United States