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5 edition of Aging in India found in the catalog.

Aging in India

Challenge for the Society

  • 233 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by South Asia Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Psychology Of The Aged,
  • Age Groups,
  • Older people,
  • India,
  • Aging,
  • Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsM. L. Sharma (Editor), T. M. Dak (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages250
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9069155M
    ISBN 108120201876
    ISBN 109788120201873

    The manner of aging is a cultural construct and there is a specifically Indian way of aging. That way is shown in this book through the anlyses of key concepts--aging (jara), stages of life (a s a rama), time (ka la), determinate deeds (karma), desire (ka ma), change (parin a ma), and rejuvenative force (va ja). The manner of aging is a cultural construct and there is a specifically Indian way of aging. That way is shown in this book through the anlyses of key concepts--aging (jara), stages of life (a s a rama), time (ka la), determinate deeds (karma), desire (ka ma), change (parin a .

    About the Book The author's primary insight is of extreme meaningfulness: Every culture must confront the deterioration and death accompanying aging. How this confrontation has occurred in Indian culture has significance for understanding all cultures including contemporary advanced industrial cultures. The manner of aging is a cultural construct and there is a specifically Indian way of aging.   No Aging in India (Paperback) Alzheimer's, The Bad Family, and Other Modern Things. By Lawrence Cohen. University of California Press, , pp. Publication Date: .

    India is a signatory to the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing (MIPAA) that sets an agenda for formulating and implementing public policies on ageing and influencing the direction and priorities for scientific gerontology in the coming decades. 3. Mentalities On Aging. Society in the Western world has no tolerance for the aged, only for the young. Therefore, the aged and the aging must look out for themselves and guide society into a new and mature outlook as to their value to society as senior citizens within society. In .


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No book in medical anthropology matches No Aging in India in its extraordinary richness of ethnographic detail. A feast of stories, lives, and theory--it contains such a thickness of social experience that the reader feels he or she has become a part of India's local worlds/5(3).

"Aging and the Indian Diaspora is lucidly written and solidly argued It should enjoy a wide readership among scholars of cross-cultural gerontology, as well as among those concerned with issues of family change among middle-class diasporic communities in the contemporary by:   An Aging India also provides you with up-to-date references, explanations of differences and similarities within India's diverse population, examples of programs in various settings including a geriatric hospital, a major NGO, and old-age homes, and an overview of the development of India's national policy on by: Explore Indian policy and practice on aging from a variety of perspectives.

This pathbreaking collection provides something that has been missing in the literature on aging in India, especially for non-Indian audiences: studies of various aspects of aging in India combined with analyses of current policies, policy trends and recommendations. About the Book.

From the opening sequence, in which mid-nineteenth-century Indian fishermen hear the possibility of redemption in an old woman's madness, No Aging in India captures the reader with its interplay of story and analysis.

Drawing on more than a decade of ethnographic work, Lawrence Cohen Aging in India book a detailed investigation of mind and body in old age in four neighborhoods of the Indian. Suhita Chopra Chatterjee is a Professor in Sociology in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India.

Her current area of interest is in the field of Death studies. She is the lead editor of Discourses on Ageing and Dying. Jaydeep Sengupta is a Doctoral candidate at the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India, and is formally.

AGEING IN INDIA India is a vast country occupying an area of about 2, square kilometres. The Indian subcontinent is physically and culturally diverse.

Though Hindus are the majority, secular India is home to different religions. Sixteen per cent of the world’s population lives in the country.

Some File Size: 66KB. "No book in medical anthropology matches No Aging in India in its extraordinary richness of ethnographic detail. A feast of stories, lives, and theory--it contains such a thickness of social experience that the reader feels he or she has become a part of India's local worlds/5(2).

The book addresses key themes such as shrinking of traditional support base of the elderly, trajectory of old age homes in India and care arrangements for the elderly within the community.

Written by academics and practitioners in the field of gerontology, this book is an informative resource for demographers, gerontologists, social scientists. Population Aging in India: Facts, Issues, and Options* India, one of the world’s two population superpowers, is undergoing unprecedented demographic changes.

Increasing longevity and falling fertility have resulted in a dramatic increase in the population of adults aged 60 and up, in both absolute and relative terms. ThisFile Size: KB. Population Ageing and Health in India S. Irudaya Rajan, PhD, is Professor at the Centre for Development Studies (CDS), Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, Formerly, he was a doctoral fellow at the International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai, and recipient of the Gold Medal (First Rank) for the best student in Demography during File Size: KB.

Aging in India. Calcutta: Minerva Associates (Publications), (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Kirpal Singh Soodan.

Find more information about: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally presented as the author's thesis, University of Lucknow. From the opening sequence, in which mid-nineteenth-century Indian fishermen hear the possibility of redemption in an old woman's madness, No Aging in India captures the reader with its interplay of story and analysis/5.

Aging in India. Bombay: Tata Institute of Social Sciences, (OCoLC) Online version: Aging in India. Bombay: Tata Institute of Social Sciences, (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: K G Desai; Tata Institute of Social Sciences.; India.

Ministry of Social Welfare. While the southern states (Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, and Tamil Nadu) may be considered the biggest drivers of aging in India, other Indian states (notably Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Maharashtra, Orissa, and Punjab) are also experiencing an elderly population boom, largely in rural areas (Alam and Karan, ).

Large-scale studies of the health behaviors of this growing elderly Indian population are Cited by: We write to draw the attention to the need for increased support for biological research of ageing and improving healthy longevity for the population in India.

This subject is pressing and urgent for the global society, and for Indian society and economy in particular.

No Aging in India: Alzheimer's, The Bad Family, and Other Modern Things - Lawrence Cohen - Google Books From the opening sequence, in which mid-nineteenth-century Indian fishermen hear the Reviews: 1. Demographics of Population Ageing in India 2 1.

Introduction A major emerging demographic issue of the 21st century is the ageing of population as an inevitable consequence of the demographic transition experienced by most by: 5.

- Buy Aging in the Right Place book online at best prices in India on Read Aging in the Right Place book reviews & author details and more at /5(5). The whole concept of age-care in India is an ancient part of our civilization, whereas ageing as a problem is a product of modern India. Earlier, old people were taken care of within the joint family.

Our culture and ethics taught us not to neglect them. We were morally bound to take care of them. Though these studies have highlighted important issues surrounding aging, nonetheless the more micro perspectives such as the everyday processes of aging have remained under explored in : Sarah Lamb.

Ageing in India: Concerns and Challenges 1. AGEING IN INDIA: CONCERNS AND CHALLENGES NIDHI MISHRA Demographic scenario Population ageing is being witnessed in different parts of the world.

The main reason for this demographic transition is the decrease in mortality and fertility rates along with an increase in life expectancy.A total solution of the problems of old age, for ageing gracefully, was conceived in the concept of Vanprasth Ashram in time tested culture of India.

It finds place in the Vedas and Smriti texts; A person after fulfilling the responsibilities of a householder, was expected to take recourse to the life of a Vanprasth for about 25 : Priya Devi.