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Transcending Entrenched Tensions

Margaret Lock

in The Alzheimer Conundrum: Entanglements of Dementia and Aging

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149783
eISBN:
9781400848461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149783.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter turns to the global concern about aging societies, and the so-called epidemic of aging. It argues that a public health approach to aging and Alzheimer's will have a much greater effect ... More


Growing Old in Egypt: The Supply and Demand of Care for Older Persons

Thomas Boggatz

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774164552
eISBN:
9781617970412
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774164552.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book provides a new study of Egypt's resources for elder care, and an exploration of the cultural and social attitudes that impact this ever-increasing need in modern society. The Egyptian ... More


Demography and Income

Yasuhito Kinoshita

in Refuge of the Honored: Social Organization in a Japanese Retirement Community

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520075955
eISBN:
9780520911789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520075955.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter provides an overview of Japan's demography and income. The aging of Japanese society has three distinct features. First, because their industrialization began late, the Japanese were ... More


Conclusion

Jiyeoun Song

in Inequality in the Workplace: Labor Market Reform in Japan and Korea

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452154
eISBN:
9780801471018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452154.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This concluding chapter assesses the medium- and long-term effects of key structural changes in Japan's and Korea's political economies on the labor market and social protections: an aging society, ... More


Approaching Sex and Status in Iron Age Britain with Reference to the Nearer Continent

Rachel Pope and Ian Ralston

in Atlantic Europe in the First Millennium BC: Crossing the Divide

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199567959
eISBN:
9780191804410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199567959.003.0017
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter attempts to provide an archaeological understanding of Iron Age societies: one that takes neither power-structure nor sex-class for granted; and one that prioritizes the archaeological ... More


‘Reconstructing Iron Age Society’ Revisited

John Collis

in Atlantic Europe in the First Millennium BC: Crossing the Divide

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199567959
eISBN:
9780191804410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199567959.003.0009
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Linguistically defined subjects such as Celtic Studies have great potential as a field of discourse between Linguistics, Archaeology, History, Anthropology, Classical Studies, and Art History. ... More


The Economic Consequences of Demographic Change in East Asia

Takatoshi Ito and Andrew K. Rose (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226386850
eISBN:
9780226386881
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226386881.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Recent studies show that almost all industrial countries have experienced dramatic decreases in both fertility and mortality rates. This situation has led to aging societies with economies that ... More


Information and Communication Technology Design in a Complex Moral Universe: Ethnography-Based Development of a GPS Monitoring System for Persons Who Wander

Claudia Müller and Lin Wan

in Socio-Informatics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198733249
eISBN:
9780191797736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198733249.003.0012
Subject:
Mathematics, Computational Mathematics / Optimization

Increasing life expectancy and reduced birth rates as results of the recent demographic changes are linked to drastic changes in age structures. Aging societies are facing enormous challenges that ... More


Fertility Transition and Its Socioeconomic Impacts in China

Xizhe Peng

in Fertility and Public Policy: How to Reverse the Trend of Declining Birth Rates

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014519
eISBN:
9780262295659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014519.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter explores the fertility levels in China and how government-sponsored family planning programs have affected total fertility rates. The government is seen as a big factor in Chinese ... More


Landscape Dynamics, Political Processes, and Social Strategies in the Eastern Iberian Iron Age

Ignacio Grau Mira

in Atlantic Europe in the First Millennium BC: Crossing the Divide

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199567959
eISBN:
9780191804410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199567959.003.0005
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter analyses landscape dynamics in relation to the political and social processes of eastern Iberian Iron Age societies, in what is now the central Valencia region. Through the analysis of ... More


The Ritual Representation of the Body during the Late Iron Age in Northern France

Valérie Delattre

in Atlantic Europe in the First Millennium BC: Crossing the Divide

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199567959
eISBN:
9780191804410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199567959.003.0029
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The numerous archaeological excavations recently carried out around Paris (Ilede-France) have made this part of France a privileged area for new studies of the Iron Age. In particular, it offers ... More


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