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dc.contributor.authorRajan, S. Irudaya
dc.identifier.citationRajan, S. Irudaya (2000) Home away from home : a survey of oldage homes and inmates in Kerala. CDS working papers, no.306. Trivandrum: CDS.en_GB
dc.description.abstractPopulation ageing is the ultimate consequence of demographic transition. As Kerala is ahead of the rest of the country in fertility transition by 25 years, the ageing scenario of Kerala is of particular interest. This paper has the following objectives: (a) To assess the ageing senario in Kerala by districts; (b) To examine the socio-economic conditions of elderly, especially pensioners, beggars and those elderly living in institutions; (c) To map out the old age home scenario throughout the country; (d) To assess the profile of existing oldage homes in Kerala and (e) To assess the profile of inmates in all oldage homes in Kerala. JEL Classification: J13, J14, J18, H55. Key Words: Kerala, elderly, beggars, Kerala, pensioners, migration, oldage homesen_GB
dc.publisherCentre for Development Studiesen_GB
dc.relation.ispartofseriesCDS working papers;306
dc.subjectSocial Protectionen_GB
dc.titleHome away from home : a survey of oldage homes and inmates in Keralaen_GB
dc.typeSeries paper (non-IDS)en_GB
dc.rights.holderCentre for Development Studiesen_GB

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