International handbook of population aging
WT 30 I61 (disponible)
Collection : International handbooks of population ; 1
Lieux géographiques : Pays-Bas
Mots-clés secondaires : Italie ; Europe méridionale ; Scandinavie ; Russie ; Europe orientale ; Japon ; Chine ; Corée ; Canada ; États-Unis ; Mexique ; Amérique latine ; Afrique occidentale ; Pays arabes ; Migration ; Aspect économique ; Longévité ; Santé ; Système sociosanitaire ; Réseau social
- Offers comprehensive coverage of population aging issues
- Features coverage that is international in scope
- Includes contributors who are outstanding researchers from multiple disciplinary backgrounds
- Presents state-of-the-art reviews of major topics with attention to much-needed research
The International Handbook of Population Aging is the first comprehensive volume to examine research on a wide array of the profound implications of population aging. Global population aging is one of the most important issues facing human societies in the early twenty-first century. Population projections show that the proportion of the world’s population over age 60 will double between 2000 and 2050, and that about one-third of the people living in developed countries will be over age 60 in 2050. Already there are countries in Europe and Asia where the number of people over age 60 exceed the number of children, and by 2050 some of these countries will have twice as many old people as children. As noted by the 2002 UN World Assembly on Ageing Report, this global trend in population aging is unprecedented in human history, is pervasive across societies, is enduring (there is no going back to younger populations), and has profound implications for human beings.
Illustrations : ill. ; graph.
Langue : Anglais
Doc n° : 27034
ISBN / ISSN : 9781402083556
NumRec : 5493303