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Publication Type
Journal Article
UWI Author(s)
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Eldemire, A.M. Denise
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Community Health and Psychiatry; Faculty of Medical Sciences.
Article Title
The Jamaican elderly : A socioeconomic perspective and policy implications
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Social and Economic Studies
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Date of Publication
1997
Volume ID
46
Issue ID
1
Page(s)
75-93
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Abstract
Studies the elderly population in Jamaica from a socioeconomic perspective. Finds that the elderly continue to live with families to whiuch they contribute in several ways, and that their sources of support are the family and informal systems. Identifies a gender specific approach to social and economic policy for ageing and the need for a life course approach for future generations.....
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