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  1. Productive Engagement in Later Life

    A Global Perspective

    Edited by Nancy Morrow-Howell, Ada C. Mui

    Productive Ageing is the involvement of older adults in society through employment, volunteering, caregiving, education and skill building. In 2020 there will be 248 million people in China aged 60 and over. At the same time, the birth rate continues to drop and family structures are being...

    Published January 16th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Singapore's Ageing Population

    Managing Healthcare and End-of-Life Decisions

    Edited by Wing-Cheong Chan

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    A rapidly ageing population is the most significant demographic issue confronting Singapore in our lifetime. This has created new and increasing demands on Singapore's healthcare system and on the families of the older adults. The challenge is in providing a system of care that is humane, effective...

    Published May 25th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Ageing in East Asia

    Challenges and Policies for the Twenty-First Century

    Edited by Tsung-hsi Fu, Rhidian Hughes

    Series: Comparative Development and Policy in Asia

    Ageing populations present considerable challenges to welfare states internationally, and East Asia is no exception. Demographics show that countries in East Asia either have the highest proportion of older people, or the speed at which their population is ageing is faster than anywhere else in the...

    Published March 24th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Pension Reform in Europe

    Politics, Policies and Outcomes

    Edited by Camila Arza, Martin Kohli

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Political Economy of the Welfare State

    This new book provides a cross-country comparative analysis of the key issues shaping the latest pension reforms in Europe: political games, welfare models and pathways, population reactions, and observed and expected outcomes. Pension reform has been a top policy priority for European governments...

    Published March 14th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Pension Politics

    Consensus and Social Conflict in Ageing Societies

    By Patrik Marier

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Political Economy of the Welfare State

    Population ageing and slower economic growth have raised serious questions about the willingness and ability of governments to maintain current social policies. Within this new reality, discussions on the future of public pensions have been predominant in political debates across Europe. This...

    Published February 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  6. Interdependency and Care over the Lifecourse

    By Sophia Bowlby, Linda McKie, Susan Gregory, Isobel Macpherson

    Series: Relationships and Resources

    Interdependency and Care over the Lifecourse draws upon theories of time and space to consider how informal care is woven into the fabric of everyday lives and is shaped by social and economic inequalities and opportunities. The book comprises three parts. The first explores contrasting social...

    Published January 14th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Population Decline and Ageing in Japan - The Social Consequences

    By Florian Coulmas

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    This book presents a comprehensive analysis of one of the most pressing challenges facing Japan today: population decline and ageing. It argues that social ageing is a phenomenon that follows in the wake of industrialization, urbanization and social modernization, bringing about changes in values,...

    Published August 31st 2008 by Routledge

  8. Ageing in Asia

    Asia’s Position in the New Global Demography

    Edited by Roger Goodman, Sarah Harper

    The volume takes four key themes related to ageing – the experience of old age; intergenerational relations; economics of and social policy for ageing; longevity and the culture of ageing - and examines how these issues are emerging in different regions of Asia, specifically, the former Soviet...

    Published December 24th 2007 by Routledge

  9. Warm Hands in Cold Age

    Gender and Aging

    Edited by Nancy Folbre, Lois Shaw, Agneta Stark

    Public discussion of population aging usually focuses on the financial burden that increasingly elderly populations will impose on younger generations. Scholars give much less attention to who does the actual work of day-to-day care for those no longer able to care for themselves; and although...

    Published September 28th 2006 by Routledge

  10. Ageing, Crime and Society

    Edited by Azrini Wahidin, Maureen Cain

    The relationship between ageing and crime has been a much neglected issue, the focus rather being on youth. This books aims to redress this imbalance, bringing together a group of leading authorities to address key issues on the subject of crime and ageing, considering older people as both victims...

    Published July 1st 2006 by Willan