5 edition of Demography of aging found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||Linda G. Martin and Samuel H. Preston, editors ; Committee on Population, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council.|
|Contributions||Martin, Linda G., Preston, Samuel H., National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Population.|
|LC Classifications||HQ1061 .D43 1994|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 411 p. :|
|Number of Pages||411|
|LC Control Number||94066697|
The United States is both aging and becoming more diverse. To understand the phenomenon of retirement, it is necessary to understand not only the demographic changes that are currently underway but also projections of change in the coming decades. This chapter examines how demography has intersected with public policy, as well as the characteristics of retirees and family dynamics, to shape Cited by: Demography of aging is a subfield of demography that focuses on the older members of a population as well as the processes and consequences of population aging. Research in the demography of aging.
The NIA’s Division of Behavioral and Social Research currently support eleven Centers on the Demography and Economics of Aging, funded in September from RFA-AG Centers support the infrastructure and pilot data necessary for larger research projects; the development of national and international networks of researchers; and the development of methods for the analysis . With this book, Siegel, an internationally known demographer and gerontologist, has made a unique contribution to the fledgling fields of health demography, and the demography and epidemiology of aging. The book represents a felicitous union of epidemiology, gerontology, and demography, and appears to be the first and only comprehensive text on this subject now available. Drawing on a wide.
View more Demographic Changes and Aging Population The U.S. population is aging. Today, there are more than 46 million older adults age 65 and older living in the U.S.; by , that number is expected to grow to almost 90 n and alone, the time the last of the baby boom cohorts reach the number of older adults is projected to increase by almost 18 million. "This is the first volume," declares Laslett, "ever to be devoted to the historical demography of aging" (p. 6). In a masterful page introduction, the senior editor reviews the relevant literature as he makes the case that age is as important as class, ethnicity, and gender in shaping society.
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Demography of Aging by National Research Council (Author), Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (Author), Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (Author), Committee on Population (Author), Samuel H. Preston (Editor), Linda G.
Martin (Editor) & Format: Paperback. With this book, Siegel, an internationally known demographer and gerontologist, has made a unique contribution to the fledgling fields of health demography, and the demography and epidemiology of aging.
The book represents a felicitous union of epidemiology, gerontology, and demography, and appears to be the first and only comprehensive text on this subject now by: With this book, Siegel, an internationally known demographer and gerontologist, has made a unique contribution to the fledgling fields of health demography, and the demography and epidemiology of aging.
The book represents a felicitous union of epidemiology, gerontology, and demography, and appears to be the first and only comprehensive text on this subject now available.
Demography of Aging - NCBI Bookshelf. As the United States and the rest of the world face the unprecedented challenge of aging populations, this volume draws together for the first time state-of-the-art work from the emerging field of the demography of aging.
The nine chapters, written by experts from a variety of disciplines, highlight data sources and research approaches, results, and proposed Cited by: The book provides theoretical and applied material for estimating vital parts of demography and health issues incl the healthy aging process along with calculating the healthy life years lost to disability.
It also provides the appropriate methodology for the optimum health expenditure allocation. Demography is the senior social science: churchgoers this week will be reminded that Jesus Christ was born in the midst of a census two millennia ago.
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Demography - Age Distribution. 1 - 20 of 36 results Alzheimer's disease, deafness, and blindness. Even more common are the problems of aging which are not due to disease but to more subtle impairments.
The demography of aging involves the investigation of trends in, and characteristics of, fertility, mortality, and migration and how these components of population change influence, and are influenced by, the physical and social environments in which people by: 2.
Following a masterly explication of the new field by Peter Laslett, leading scholars in family history and historical demography offer new research results and fresh analyses that greatly increase our understanding of aging, historically and across : In this chapter, we provide a thorough overview of important issues related to global trends in population aging and conclude with future research directions in the demography of aging.
Keywords Global aging Population trends Life expectancy Dependency ratios Demographic transition Replacement migrationAuthor: Marc A. Garcia, Catherine García, Kyriakos Markides.
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Draws together art work from the field of the demography of aging. The nine chapters highlight data sources and research approaches, results, and proposed strategies on a topic with major policy implications for labor forces, economic well-being, health care.
The authors’ cogent analysis encompasses demographic milestones like surpassing the seven billion population mark and becoming a majority urban population for the first time in human history, as well as the repercussions of a global financial crisis and the implications of two important ongoing trends: aging and fertility decline.
The Age of Aging: How Demographics are Changing the Global Economy and Our World Article (PDF Available) in Canadian studies in population 38() December with Reads.
Find Population & Demography Textbooks at up to 90% off. Plus get free shipping on qualifying orders $25+. Choose from used and new textbooks or get instant access with eTextbooks and digital materials. The Committee on Population and the editors of this volume are grateful to the National Institute on Aging and in particular to the Office of Demography of Aging and its director, Richard Suzman, for financial support, guidance, and assistance.
"This accessible book provides a broad account of demography and its biological applications, with an overarching focus on life-history patterns and aging. Ideal for a range of undergraduate courses, it also covers topics not usually found in a single source, making it a useful resource for scientists in demography, public health, ecology, and.
Almost 25 years have passed since the Demography of Aging () was published by the National Research Council. Future Directions for the Demography of Aging is, in many ways, the successor to that original volume. The Division of Behavioral and Social Research at the National Institute on Aging (NIA) asked the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to produce an authoritative.
Research in the demography of aging examines a number of topics, including the state and status of the older population, changes in the numbers, proportionate size, and composition of the older population, demographic forces of fertility, mortality, and migration that bring about these changes, and the effects of these changes on the social, economic, health, and personal well-being of the elderly.
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.Following opening remarks by moderator Pamela Starke-Reed of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Division of Nutrition Research Coordination, Bethesda, Maryland, two speakers addressed the changing size and demographics of the nation’s aging populations.
First, Kevin Kinsella of the National Institute on Aging (NIA), Bethesda, Maryland, described the tremendous heterogeneity in U.S.This chapter provides a broad overview of the global demography of aging. It reviews patterns, trends, and projections involving various indicators of population aging and their demographic antecedents and sequelae.
The chapter also reviews theories economists use to explain the behavioral changes driving the most prominent demographic by: