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Ageing in the Middle East and North Africa: A Contemporary Perspective

Halsall, Jamie P. and Cook, Ian G. (2017) Ageing in the Middle East and North Africa: A Contemporary Perspective. Population Horizons, 14 (2). pp. 1-8. ISSN 1746-1081

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One of the central themes in the study of population growth has been ageing. Ageing in the world's population has grown into a dominant demographic feature in twenty-first century society. An ageing population is the result of many contributing factors including the improvement of the health care system. The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) in recent years has attracted much interest from scholars, policy makers and social gerontology. By applying the geographical case studies of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) this paper critically explores the issues and debates of ageing in a social policy context.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Ageing, Civic Society, Policy, MENA
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Schools: School of Human and Health Sciences
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Depositing User: Sally Hughes
Date Deposited: 11 Aug 2017 14:28
Last Modified: 28 Aug 2021 15:42


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