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The Demographic Challenge free pdf This Handbook explores the challenges demographic change poses to today's Japan. The first part provides the fundamental data involved, and the subsequent two parts address the social and cultural aspects of Japan's demographic change. Parts four and five are dedicated to the political, economic and social security aspects of demographic change. The Handbook brings together a group of international scholars of various disciplinary backgrounds to take issue with the world's fastest demographic transition. Topics include the dynamics of gender roles, images of age, policy formation, labour market structures, pension system, living arrangements, ethical values, and many more. Against the background of Japan's demographic change, the latest developments in these fields are being introduced, and whenever appropriate set into a context of historical and/or international comparison. This Handbook is the first comprehensive publication in English on Japan's demographic change.

About Florian Coulmas

Florian Coulmas, Ph.D. (1978), is Director of the German Institute for Japanese Studies, Tokyo. He has published widely about Japanese society and culture. His latest monograph is Population Decline and Ageing in Japan - The Social Consequences (2007). He is co-author of the Trilingual Glossary of Demographic Terminology, English-Japanese-German (Brill 2007). Harald Conrad, Dr. rer. pol. (2000) is Associate Professor of Economics, Faculty of Asia Pacific Management, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, Beppu, Oita, Japan. His research interests include economics and social sciences with a focus on social security systems. Annette Schad-Seifert, Dr. phil. (1997) is Professor of Japanese Studies, Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf, Germany. Her fields of research are social change, family and gender issues. Gabriele Vogt, Dr. phil. (2002) is trained as a political scientist. She is a research fellow and deputy director of the German Institute for Japanese Studies, Tokyo. Her main areas of research are multi-level politics and civil society.

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Author : Florian Coulmas
Publisher : Brill
Data Published : 15 March 2008
ISBN : 9004154779
EAN : 9789004154773
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 1200 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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