Social Situation Of The Aged In India
The Present Book Is The Result Of A Research Project Sponsored By Ministry Of Welfare On The Social Situation Of The Aged In India.India Has Been Undergoing Demographic Transition With Expectation Of Life On The Increase And Decline In Birth Rate. Therefore Such Dynamic Changes Do Affect The Status Of The Aged In The Family And The Community. There Is A Wide Variety In Culture And In Socio-Economic Situation And Heterogeneous Nature Of Population In India Which Also Has Been Affecting Status Of The Aged In India.The Book Delineates All Possible Information On The Social Status Of The Aged Based On Latest Census Report And All-India 1986-87 Survey. The Study Is Area-Based On Micro-Level Limited To A Group Of The Aged Which Also Provide Qualitative Disparate Information Difficult. The Study Has Acquired Topical Importance Because Of Macro-Level Changes In The Country. The Book Provides Full Understanding Of The Social Problems Of The Aged.The Book Details Social Problems Relating To The Aged Like Family Support System, Health In Old Age, Social Adjustment Etc.It Will Be Very Useful For The Students Of Social Work And Research Scholars On The Topic.
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Demographic Profile of the Aged
Area Based and Micro Surveys
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80 per cent advancement in age age group aged females aged live aged males aged persons Ageing in India All-India Andhra Pradesh Araria Bihar blood pressure cent in Haryana cent in Himachal cent in rural cent in urban cent lived cent of elderly cent of females cent of males cent reported cent respectively cent were heads cent were widowed chronic diseases dependent deterioration elderly females elderly males elderly persons employment female aged gazetted grand children Gujarat heads of families Himachal Pradesh increase joint families Kanpur Karnataka Kerala Kishanganj large number lived with spouse Lucknow Madhya Pradesh Maharashtra male aged Male Female non-gazetted old age participation pensioners percentage physically immobile problem proportion Punjab Purnea Rajasthan retirement role rural and urban rural areas sample shows social class society study in rural survey Tamil Nadu trend tribal areas unplanned colony urban areas Uttar Pradesh wage labour West Bengal worried