By Donald T. Rowland
Population getting older: The Transformation of Societies offers an outline and foreign comparability of the explanations, results and coverage implications of 1 of the main procedures of swap in modern societies. It offers a origin for knowing and reflecting on key demographic and social tendencies, including comparable theoretical and coverage frameworks which are vital in explaining adjustments and designing trained responses. With specific connection with international locations that experience the oldest or biggest elderly populations, the ebook offers a synthesis of analysis on inhabitants getting older, new analyses of developments and a dialogue of the key social coverage strategies.
Key issues contain the recent demography of getting older, inhabitants wellbeing and fitness, kin switch, the 3rd Age, overseas coverage suggestions and methods, and comparisons of nations – similar to by way of the relative dangers they face from inhabitants getting older and their resilience as adjustments ensue. total, the publication offers a huge interdisciplinary standpoint at the determinants and results of inhabitants aging.
The ebook is written for a global viewers of coverage makers, educators and practitioners in healthiness and welfare, including scholars within the social sciences and wellbeing and fitness sciences. It presents an available and academically educated exposition of the sphere for individuals attractive with matters coming up from inhabitants getting older of their personal state.