The book "Aging and Care for the Elderly in Tiv Society of Benue State, Nigeria" provides a comprehensive and up-to-date information on a subject matter that is of critical concern in modern Nigeria and other third world societies, where the elderly are experiencing problems of negligence by various governments and policy-makers. Increasingly in modern times, the impacts of modernization, industrialization and the accompanying strong western influence have brought about changes in the structure of the society. These changes have brought evolution of problems. This book provided one of the impetuses in the study of the elderly, their basic problems and relationship with other sectors of the society. The book is an essential and an indispensable source of information for both undergraduate and graduate students and also for politicians, policy-makers, social workers, gerontologists, geriatrics, voluntary organizations, non-governmental organization, social welfare officers, researchers as well as those seeking a deeper understanding of the plights of the elderly in Nigeria and Africa in general.
Taschenbuch - 9783659108594 Verlag: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing Ersterscheinung: April 2012 ISBN-13: 9783659108594 Größe: 220 mm x 150 mm x 8 mm Gewicht: 207 Gramm 128 Seiten Versandfertig in 3-5 Tagen.