Ageing and Development (BOK)

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That we all live longer is perhaps one of the greatest achievements of human progress. Yet increasing numbers of older people across the globe are having a huge impact on the structure of populations, offering both challenges and opportunities for the future. "Ageing and Development" is an authoritative analysis of the social and economic implications of this trend. Can we provide enough pensions for old people to live comfortably? How can old people be empowered to play a more positive role in society? What will the role of grandparents be in the emerging new social structures? What are the implications for health services? How can the very old be cared for? Providing a wealth of statistical and quantitative evidence and compiled by leading economists working at the forefront of this area, the book ranges from the developed to the developing world. This is destined to become a definitive guide to the impact of ageing.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Utgitt 2008
ISBN 9781848130531
Antall sider 256 Dimensjoner 15,3cm x 23,4cm x 1,8cm
Vekt 440 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Andre medvirkende Ana Luiza Cortez, Jose Antonio Ocampo, Rob Vos Emner og form Development studies, Economic forecasting, Care of the elderly, Age groups: the elderly