Uhlenberg, Peter

International Handbook of Population Aging

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Table of contents

Part 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

Part 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 S. 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, 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. Ageing in West Africa
Isabella Aboderin

13. Demography of Aging in Arab Countries
Kathryn M. Yount, Abla M. Sibai

Part 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

Part 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

Part V. Population Aging, Longevity, and Health

23. Mortality Patterns in Late Life
Robert A. Hummer, Richard G. Rogers, Ryan K. Masters, Jarron M. Saint Onge

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

Part 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

Part 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

Part VIII. Future of Aging

33. The Future of Human Longevity
S. Jay Olshansky, Bruce A. Carnes

34. Experience, Social Structure and Later Life: Meaning and Old Age in an Aging Society
Dale Dannefer, Robin Shura

Keywords: Social Sciences, general, Aging, Demography, Geriatrics/Gerontology, Sociology, Social Sciences, general

Publication year
International Handbooks of Population
Page amount
785 pages

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