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Title The demographic challenge : a handbook about Japan / edited by Florian Coulmas [and others]
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 1199 pages, 7 unnumbered leaves of plates) : illustrations (some color), maps
Contents Contents; Acknowledgements; General Introduction; PART I Fundamentals of Japanese Demographics; Introduction; Case in Point: The Last Japanese; 1. Japan's Population Growth during the Past 100 Years (Makoto Atoh); 2. Fertility and Mortality (Hans Dieter Ölschleger); 3. Statistical Foundations of Population Projections (Ryuichi Kaneko); 4. Regional Demographics (Ralph Lützeler); 5. Demographic Comparisons with Other Countries with the Emphasis on the More Developed Regions (Shigemi Kono); 6. History of Demography in Japan (Matthias Koch); PART II Social Aspects of Demographic Change
IntroductionCase in Point: Parental Leave: Women and Men; 7. Social Ageing and the Sociology of Ageing (Sepp Linhart); 8. Changing Social Concepts of Age: Towards the Active Senior Citizen (Takeo Ogawa); 9. Ageing Society and the Transformation of Work in the Post-Fordist Economy (Chikako Usui); 10. Engaging the Generations: Age-Integrated Facilities (Leng Leng Thang); 11. Social Change and Caregiving of the Elderly (Susan
Summary Explores the challenges demographic change poses to Japan. This book provides the fundamental data involved, and addresses the social and cultural aspects of Japan's demographic change. It is dedicated to the political, economic and social security aspects of demographic change
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Demographic transition -- Japan.
Population aging -- Government policy -- Japan.
Population aging -- Japan.
Japan -- Population.
Form Electronic book
Author Coulmas, Florian.
ISBN 9047428110 (electronic bk.)
9789047428114 (electronic bk.)
(hardback ; alk. paper)
(hardback ; alk. paper)