The Global Challenge: Aging Populations, Bio-Medicine and China


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

Series: Social Perspectives of Aging
BISAC: SEL005000

This book explores the global challenge: understanding aging as a medical concept, social concept and population term. The focus is on China and global aging. The book further assesses the rapid rise of aging populations and what could be entitled ‘The Silver Tsunami’, highlighting how an unstoppable force of populational aging needs to be analyzed and what the social and economic implications are for all continents across the globe. (Imprint: Novinka )

Table of Contents

Table of Contents



Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Taking Aim at Older People in Asia: Bio-Medicine

Chapter 3: The Relevance of Social Theories of Aging

Chapter 4: The “Silver Tsunami” – From China to Global Aging



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