Political Institutions and Elderly Care Policy

Comparative Politics of Long-Term Care in Advanced Democracies

  • Takeshi Hieda

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Although most advanced industrialized countries are facing population aging and other social changes, public long-term care programs for the aged are remarkably diverse across them. This book accounts for the variations in elderly care policy by combining statistical analysis with historical case studies of Sweden, Japan and the USA.


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  • Takeshi Hieda
    • 1
  1. 1.Graduate School of LawOsaka City UniversityJapan

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