Globalization and Global Aging

Jason L. Powell
Associate Dean of Faculty, Coventry University, UK

Series: Social Perspectives of Aging
BISAC: SOC050000

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Edited by I Leslie Rubin, Robert J Geller, Abby Mutic, Benjamin A Gitterman, Nathan Mutic, Wayne Garfinkel, Claire D Coles, Kurt Martinuzzi, and Joav Merrick

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This book explores the relationship between globalization and global changes in populational structures across the world. The book begins by surveying the issue of inequality across the world and some of the key hot spots for social exclusion which is very uneven in different continents across the globe.

The book moves its attention to a case study in a country that is fast becoming the world’s strongest economy: China. The chapter explores aging in China and the issues inherent of how older people’s needs are being met or not. This raises significant questions relating to theory, policy and practice. (Imprint: Novinka )

Preface : pp. i-ix

Chapter One: Introduction pp. 1-4

Chapter Two: Globalization and Inequality pp. 5-18

Chapter Three: Globalization and Global Aging pp. 19-34

Chapter Four: Global Issues of Aging: The Case of China pp. 35-48

References pp. 49-56

Index pp. 57-64

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