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Income Security of the Aged

P Adinarayana Reddy (Author) D Uma Devi (Author)
Synopsis The problem of ageing relates both to the individual and that of the nation. Old age is now generally recognized as one of the most pressing problems of the society. the change in the demographic position from high growth potential to decrease in population growth has further created new problems about elderly generation the result of increasing propotion of the old in the population. The processes of modernization and industrialization has reduced the role of the family in looking after the aged and the state is forced to step into this vaccum to provide support to the aged. The growing proportion of the elderly is forcing all the societies to take notice of the aged and their problems and work out solutions to mitigate their difficulties. Major problem faced by the aged in India includes: Income Security, Health and Personal Care and Social and Emotional Security. Among them, the problem of income security is the most important one. In this volume, an attempt was made to identify the problems encountered by the aged. Income security and suggestions to reduce their problems and enhance their income so a to enable them to lead a better quality life. The book consists of 7 chapters. The book will be useful for the administrators, stakholders, researchers, social scientists and students who are pursuing their work in the field of ageing.
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About the authors

P Adinarayana Reddy

Dr. P.A. Reddy, (b. 1957). He took his bachelor degree in Science (1978) and Education (1981) from Bangalore University, Post Graduation (1980) and Doctoral Degrees (1990) in Adult Education from S.V. University and M.Ed. (1984) from Anamalai University. He is at present with the Department of Adult Education in S.V. University Tirupati. He has undergone training in youth and Adult Education in Denmark and ad opportunities to study adult and non-formal education programmes in Denmark, Sweden and West Germany during visit to these countries. He has so far published 50 research papers in various reputed education, adult education and social science journals. He has also published six books viz., Adult Education in India, determinant of Instructor effectiveness, Reading Interests of Adults. Post-Literacy and continuing education, Total literacy campaign for children, Exposure of women to Mass Media, Health Consciousness among Women, Total Literacy campaign: Problem Perspectives, Education of Tribal Women.

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D Uma Devi

Dr. D. Uma Devi was born in 1965. She took her B.Com., (1985), M.A. (1987) and Ph.D. (1993) in Adult Education and M.A. (1996) in Sociology from S.V. University. At present she is in the Dept. of Adult Education, S.V. University, Tirupati. She has so far published 11 research papers in various reputed education, adult education and social science journals and presented nearly 18 research papers in National and International Seminars.

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Bibliographic information

Title Income Security of the Aged
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2006
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8184290101
length vii+150p., Tables; Appendices; Bibliography; 22cm.