An Aging India Perspectives, Prospects, and Policies

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Subjects:

  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • India,
  • Asia - India & South Asia,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Older people,
  • General,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Aging,
  • Government policy,
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ContributionsPhoebe Liebig (Editor), S. Irudaya Rajan (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages248
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Open LibraryOL8152975M
ISBN 100789022397
ISBN 109780789022394
OCLC/WorldCa52471935

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