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  1. 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

  2. Retirement Security in the Great Recession

    Edited by Christian E. Weller

    Few events have posed as many challenges for retirement and retirement policy as the crisis of the late 2000s. At the end of the last decade, the United States experienced the Great Recession—a combination of unprecedented wealth losses and historically high unemployment increases that marked the...

    Published September 28th 2010 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Contemporary Issues in Gerontology

    Promoting Positive Ageing

    Edited by Victor Minichiello, Irene Coulson

    Written by leading international experts, this book helps students and practitioners to better understand and cater for the needs of our ageing population. It examines: how services can be provided to meet the expectations and needs of a growing population of ageing citizens within a...

    Published February 15th 2005 by Routledge

  9. Old Age

    By John Vincent

    Series: Key Ideas

    Recent decades have seen a fundamental change in the age structure of many western societies. In these societies it is now common for a fifth to a quarter of the population to be retired, for fewer babies to be born than is required to sustain the size of the population and for life expectancy to...

    Published January 16th 2003 by Routledge

  10. Crime, Abuse and the Elderly

    By Mike Brogden, Preeti Nijhar

    This book examines and analyses the experiences of older people as both victims and perpetrators of crime. Drawing upon a wealth of research from British and North American sources, the authors detail the historical experience of the elderly as victims, the extent of present-day criminal...

    Published May 1st 2000 by Willan