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Title: Being old in a country with a large youth population: the case of Turkey
Authors: Kiran, Elif
Affiliation: Namık Kemal University
Bibliographic description (Ukraine): Kiran E. Being old in a country with a large youth population: the case of Turkey / Elif Kiran // Litteris et Artibus : proceedings of the 6th International youth science forum, November 24–26, 2016, Lviv, Ukraine / Lviv Polytechnic National University. – Lviv : Lviv Polytechnic Publishing House, 2016. – P. 243–245. – Bibliography: 24 titles.
Conference/Event: Litteris et Artibus
Issue Date: 2016
Publisher: Lviv Polytechnic Publishing House
Country (code): UA
Place of the edition/event: Lviv
Keywords: Ageing
ageing population
policy makers
Number of pages: 243-245
Abstract: This paper focuses on the ageing issue in Turkish society and it aims to draw a general framework of the percentage and life standards of old people in the country. National statistics and social policies are the main resources used to reach this aim.
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