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Ageing in China, South Asia and Southeast Asia

When you'll study it
Semester 1
CATS points
15
ECTS points
7.5
Level
Level 7
Module lead
Fei Wang
Academic year
2024-25

Module overview

This module introduces the study of ageing at the individual and societal level in China, South Asia and Southeast Asia. The module will provide an overview of demographic transitions, social change and development in China, South Asia and Southeast Asia, examining research conducted in a wide range of countries in the regions. It will introduce demographic evidence relating to population change, and you will be familiarised with key patterns and trends in population ageing, older people’s living arrangements, migration and its impact on older people and communities, challenges to health and social care of older people and support to older people by families and the state in these contexts. This interdisciplinary module combines insights from Social Policy, Demography, Anthropology, Sociology and Economics.