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Global ageing in the twenty-first century, challenges, opportunities and implications, edited by Susan A. McDaniel, Zachary Zimmer - ebook

Table Of Contents
Global ageing in the 21st century: an introduction / Zachary Zimmer and Susan A. McDaniel -- The population ageing process in global perspective / François Héran -- Part I Healthy Ageing and Health Care: -- Ageing [Aging], functional disabilities and its gender dimensions: results based on a study in Delhi / Moneer Alam -- A gendered perspective on well-being in later life: Algeria, Lebanon and Palestine / Kristine J. Ajrouch, Kathryn M. Yount, Abla M. Sibai and Pia Roman -- A global perspective on physiological change with age / Eileen Crimmins [and others] -- Religious activity and transitions in functional health and mortality among middle aged and older adults in Taiwan / Mira M. Hidajat, Zachary Zimmer and Baai-Shyun Hurng -- Addressing health challenges of ageing in sub-Saharan Africa: policy perspectives and evidence needs / Isabella Aboderin -- New myths about ageing: the growth of medical knowledge and its societal consequences / Dorly J.H. Deeg -- Part II Ageing Workforce, Retirement and the Provision of Pensions: -- Population ageing and its global challenges / Codrina Rada -- Reimagining old age in Europe: effects of changing work and retirement patterns / Kathrin Komp -- Risky business: ageing as an information technology worker / Emily Jovic and Julie McMullin -- Part III Shifting Intergenerational Relations: -- Gender, marital status and intergenerational relations in a changing world / Sara Arber -- The cultural context of social cohesion and social capital: exploring filial caregiving / Neena L. Chappell -- Generational differences in caregiving and its consequences / Janet Fast -- Family relations and the experience of loneliness among older adults in eastern Europe / Kim Korinek -- Levels of welfarism and intergenerational transfers within the family: evidence from the global ageing survey (GLAS) / George W. Leeson and Hafiz T.A. Khan -- Conclusion: Global ageing in the 21st century -- where to from here? / Susan McDaniel and Zachary Zimmer
Literary Form
non fiction
Physical Description
xvii, 324 p. :, ill. ;, 24 cm

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