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This unique look at an increasingly important topic examines both the Developed and Less Developed Worlds, challenging the doom and burden scenario to show the opportunities and realities of an increasingly ageing population over the next twenty years. Topics include broad aspects of work, family, and health, as well as the theoretical issues of age, age discrimination, demographic change, and others.

About the Author

Sarah Harper is Director of the Oxford Institute of Ageing at the University of Oxford, UK. She has taught and studied issues of demography and societal ageing in China, Scandinavia, Australia, and the USA, and was a professor in public policy at the University of Chicago, USA.

Table of Contents

Introduction

1. Ageing Societies.

2. The Dynamics of Population Ageing.

3. Understanding Age and Ageing.

4. Retirement: From Rest to Reward to Right.

5. Intergenerational Contract and Social Security.

6. Changing Families.

7. Intergenerational Relationships and Family Care/Challenges.

8. Providing Economic Securityin Less Developed Countries.

9. Supporting Families and Elder Care in Less Developed Countries.

10. Equal Treatment, Equal Rights: Ending Age Discrimination.

11. Mature Societies: Planning for our Future Selves.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780340517567
Author:
Harper, Sarah
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis Group
Author:
null, Sarah
Subject:
Demography
Subject:
Human Geography
Subject:
Age distribution (Demography)
Subject:
Geography | Cultural, Social, Human
Subject:
Sociology - General
Edition Number:
3
Series:
Hodder Arnold Publication
Publication Date:
20060131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
376
Dimensions:
6 x 9.1 x 0.8 in 1.413 lb

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Linguistics » General
History and Social Science » Sociology » General
Religion » Comparative Religion » General

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