International Handbook of Population Aging (International Handbooks on Population No. 1)

International Handbook of Population Aging (International Handbooks on Population No. 1)

By: Peter Uhlenberg (editor)Hardback

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The International Handbook of Population Aging examines research on a wide array of the profound implications of population aging. It demonstrates how the world is changing through population aging, and how demography is changing in response to it.

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Contents

Introduction: Peter Uhlenberg.-I. Overview: 1. Why populations age: Joshua Goldstein .- 2. Data sources for studying aging Markus H. Schafer & Kenneth F. Ferraro.- 3. Global Population Aging: History and Prospects Donald T. Rowland.- II. Aging Populations: 4. Population Ageing in Italy and Southern Europe: Cecilia Tomassini & Giovanni Lamura.- 5. Demography of Aging in the Nordic Countries Gerdt Sundstrom.- 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, Jr. and Mary Ann Davis.-10. Population Aging in Canada and the United States Tracey 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 Sibai,- III. Migration and Aging: 14. Geographic Mobility and Aging in Place Don E. Bradley & Charles F. Longino,- 15.International Retirement Migration Tony Warnes. - 16. Immigrants and Aging Judith Treas & Jeane Batalova.- 17. Replacement Migration Charles B. Keely.- 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.- V. Population Aging, Longevity, and Health: 23. Mortality Patterns in Late Life Robert A. Hummer et al.- 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.- 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 Agree & Karen Glaser.- 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.- 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

Product Details

  • publication date: 30/09/2008
  • ISBN13: 9781402083556
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 780
  • ID: 9781402083556
  • weight: 1769
  • ISBN10: 1402083556

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