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International handbook of population aging

Author: Peter Uhlenberg
Publisher: [Dordrecht] ; [London] : Springer, ©2009.
Series: International handbooks of population, 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Global population aging is one of the most important issues facing human societies in the early twenty-first century. This is the first comprehensive volume to examine research on a wide array of the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Handbooks
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Uhlenberg
ISBN: 9781402083556 1402083556
OCLC Number: 390135418
Description: xi, 769 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Peter Uhlenberg --
Pt I. Overview. 1. How populations age / Joshua R. Goldstein --
2. Data sources for studying aging / Markus H. Schafer & Kenneth F. Ferraro --
3. Global Population Aging: History and Prospects / Donald T. Rowland --
Pt II. Aging Populations. 4. Population Ageing in Italy and Southern Europe / Cecilia Tomassini & Giovanni Lamura --
5. Demography of Aging in the Nordic Countries / Gerdt Sundström --
6. Rapidly Aging Populations: Russia/Eastern Europe / Natalia Gavrilova & Leonid A. Gavrilov --
7. Rapid Population Aging and Changing Intergenerational Transfers in Japan / Naohiro Ogawa, Rikiya Matsukura & Maliki --
8. Population Aging in China / Feinian Chen & Guangya Liu --
9. Population Aging in the Koreas / Dudley L. Poston and Mary Ann Davis --
10. Population Aging in Canada and the United States / Tracey A. LaPierre & Mary Elizabeth Hughes --
11. Aging in Mexico and Latin America / Rebeca Wong & Alberto Palloni --
12. Aging in West Africa / Isabella Aboderin --
13. Demography of Aging in Arab Countries / Kathryn M. Yount & Abla M. Sibai --
Pt III. Migration and Aging. 14. Geographic Mobility and Aging in Place / Don E. Bradley & Charles F. Longino --
15. International Retirement Migration / Tony (A.M.) Warnes --
16. Immigrants and Aging /Judith Treas & Jeanne Batalova --
17. Replacement Migration / Charles B. Keely --
Pt IV. Population Aging and Economic Issues. 18. Public pension programs Social Security / Diane M. Watts-Roy & John B. Williamson --
19. Private pensions in International Perspective / Angela M. O'Rand, Donald Ebel & Katelin Isaacs --
20. Employment at Older Ages / Sara E. Rix --
21. Population Retirement Patterns / David J. Ekerdt --
22. Income Inequality in Later Life / Melissa Hardy --
Pt V. Population Aging, Longevity, and Health. 23. Mortality Patterns in Late Life / Robert A. Hummer [and others] --
24. Active Life Expectancy: A Central Measure of Population Health / Sarah B. Laditka & James N. Laditka --
25. Demography of Disability / Scott M. Lynch, J. Scott Brown & Miles G. Taylor --
26. Social Class, Health and Longevity / Pamela Herd --
Pt VI. Health Care and Aging. 27. Population Aging and Health Care Policy in Cross-National Perspective / Stephen Crystal & Michele J. Siegel --
28. Health Care Expenditures / Edward C. Norton & Sally C. Stearns --
29. Demography of Informal Caregiving / Emily M. Agree & Karen Glaser --
Pt VII. Population Aging and Social Relationships. 30. Childless Old Age / Pearl A. Dykstra --
31. Marital History and Well-Being in Later Life / Linda J. Waite --
32. Gender, Aging, and Widowhood / Deborah Carr & Susan Bodnar-Deren --
Pt VIII. Future of Aging. 36. Future of Human Longevity / S. Jay Olshansky & Bruce A. Carnes --
37. Experience, Social Structure and Later Life: Meaning and Old Age in an Aging Society / Dale Dannefer & Robin Shura.
Series Title: International handbooks of population, 1.
Responsibility: Peter Uhlenberg, editor.
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