Sustainable social structures in a society for all ages

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  • Older people -- Government policy.,
  • Older people -- Services for.,
  • Older people -- Social conditions.,
  • Intergenerational relations.

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Includes bibliographical references.

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Statementprepared in cooperation with HelpAge International ; Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division.
ContributionsHelpAge International., United Nations. Dept. of Economic and Social Affairs.
LC ClassificationsHV1451 .S78 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 90 p. ;
Number of Pages90
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Open LibraryOL3622288M
ISBN 109211302188
LC Control Number2002401490

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They are never totally self-sufficient but are part of a larger system.The handling of social protection responsibilities in government structures 41 3. Reviewing experience and policy approaches 42 Poor people’s realities: implications for social protection from participatory research 42 Social protection through institutions outside the state: the historical experience of developed countries The social structure of society is defined through a code of conduct and social order that involves surrounding communities that make a larger part of society.

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