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Author McDaniel, Susan A., 1946-

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

Published Farnham : Ashgate, [2013]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  305.2609 MCDA    AVAILABLE
Physical description xvii, 324 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1.Global Ageing in the Twenty-First Century: An Introduction / Susan McDaniel -- 2.The Population Ageing Process in Global Perspective / Francois Heran -- pt. I HEALTHY AGEING AND HEALTH CARE -- 3.Ageing, Functional Disabilities and its Gender Dimensions: Results based on a Study in Delhi / Moneer Alam -- 4.A Gendered Perspective on Well-Being in Later Life: Algeria, Lebanon and Palestine / Pia Roman -- 5.A Global Perspective on Physiological Change with Age / Jung Ki Kim -- 6.Religious Activity and Transitions in Functional Health and Mortality among Middle Aged and Older Adults in Taiwan / Baai-Shyun Hurng -- 7.Addressing Health Challenges of Ageing in sub-Saharan Africa: Policy Perspectives and Evidence Needs / Isabella Aboderin -- 8.New Myths about Ageing: The Growth of Medical Knowledge and its Societal Consequences / Dorly J.H. Deeg -- pt. II AGEING WORKFORCE, RETIREMENT AND THE PROVISION OF PENSIONS --
Contents note continued: 9.Population Ageing and its Global Challenges / Codrina Rada -- 10.Reimagining Old Age in Europe: Effects of Changing Work and Retirement Patterns / Kathrin Komp -- 11.Risky Business: Ageing as an Information Technology Worker / Julie McMullin -- pt. III SHIFTING INTERGENERATIONAL RELATIONS -- 12.Gender, Marital Status and Intergenerational Relations in a Changing World / Sara Arber -- 13.The Cultural Context of Social Cohesion and Social Capital: Exploring Filial Caregiving / Neena L. Chappell -- 14.Generational Differences in Caregiving and its Consequences / Janet Fast -- 15.Family Relations and the Experience of Loneliness among Older Adults in Eastem Europe / Kim Korinek -- 16.Levels of Welfarism and Intergenerational Transfers within the Family: Evidence from the Global Ageing Survey (GLAS) / Hafiz T.A. Khan -- 17.Conclusion: Global Ageing in the Twenty-First Century - Where to From Here? / Zachary Zimmer.
Other formats Also issued online.
Other author McDaniel, Susan A., 1946-
Zimmer, Zachary.
Subject Population aging -- Cross-cultural studies.
Aging -- Cross-cultural studies.
Older people -- Medical care -- Cross-cultural studies.
Older people -- Employment -- Cross-cultural studies.
Older people -- Economic conditions -- Cross-cultural studies.
Intergenerational relations -- Cross-cultural studies.
Older people -- Government policy -- Cross-cultural studies.
Standard Number 60001743748
ISBN 9781409432708 (hbk.) £60.00
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