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  • Old Age In Europeby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 49.95

    Europe currently is the oldest continent in the world and its population is still ageing. This demographic shift affects society, economy, and welfare states. Scholars from various disciplines and the public noted this development and wonder what effects it may have, but lack adequate information. They call for explanations that are concise and easily... more...

  • Guide to Fitness After Fiftyby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00

    Section I Perspectives on Exercise and Aging.- 1. Fitness and the Aging Process.- 2. History of Exercises for the Elderly.- 3. Preservation of Physical Fitness.- 4. Public Health and Fitness ? The Outdoor Life and Other Antidotes to Enemies of Fitness.- Section II Evaluation and Physiology of Exercise.- 5. Physiology of Physical Conditioning for the... more...

  • Aging in Hong Kongby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 129.00

    All countries are facing a demographic transition with increasing life expectancy. This book examines diverse facets of the aging population in Hong Kong, such as demographics, living arrangements, health status, health and social services, and lifestyles. more...

  • Social Capital as a Health Resource in Later Life: The Relevance of Contextby

    Springer Netherlands 2015; US$ 159.00

    This book examines the social aspects of healthy ageing for older individuals. It features more than 15 papers that explore the relevance of the social environment for health on the micro, meso, and macro level. Overall, the book applies a comprehensive contextual approach that includes discussion of how family and friends, neighborhoods, nations,... more...

  • How Long Do We Live?by

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 189.00

    This book reviews the debate on how best to measure period longevity. Leading experts in demography critically examine the existence of the tempo effect in mortality, present extensions and applications, and compare period and cohort longevity measures. more...

  • Quality of Life in Old Ageby

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 209.00

    This volume brings together leading researchers on quality of life in old age to focus on one of the most important issues in both gerontology and quality of life studies. Quality of life is a holistic construct and assessed from many different perspectives and by many disciplines. Moreover, the concept of quality of life can be applied to practically... more...

  • Ambient Assisted Livingby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 159.00

    Presenting fresh technology that facilitates the independent living of those with special needs, this collection of papers from the Ambient Assisted Living II conference also addresses micro- and macroeconomic factors and discusses ethical and legal issues. more...

  • The Symbolism of Globalization, Development, and Agingby

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 129.00

    This book explores the symbolic side of globalization, development and aging, offering a special look into how temporality, technology, normativity, and empiricism structure the symbolic side of globalization and influence dominant images of the aging process. more...

  • Wirtschaftliche Implikationen des demografischen Wandelsby

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 99.00

    Der demografische Wandel zieht tiefgreifende und existenzielle Veränderungen in nahezu allen Lebensbereichen nach sich. Erste Auswirkungen auf das Wirtschaftswachstum, den Arbeitsmarkt, die Umwelt, technische Innovationen und Entwicklungen, die sozialen Sicherungssysteme und das Konsumverhalten sind bereits spürbar. Die FOM hat mit dem 1. Wirtschaftwissenschaftlichen... more...

  • The Demography of Europeby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 129.00

    Featuring contributions from leading population researchers in fertility, family, migration, life-expectancy, and mortality, this volume presents a new demography of Europe. The text discusses key research advances, which illustrates the continent?s demographic development at the turn of the 21st century. more...