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People, Population Change and Policies: Lessons from the Population Policy Acceptance Study Vol. 2: Demographic Knowledge - Gender - Ageing / Edition 1

People, Population Change and Policies: Lessons from the Population Policy Acceptance Study Vol. 2: Demographic Knowledge - Gender - Ageing / Edition 1

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This two-volume work explores social cohesion and the demographic challenges of low birth rates and population aging. The authors approach the topic from the perspective of citizens and key policy actors, analyzing attitudes from 14 European countries regarding the European integration process, demographic trends, and expectations towards private networks and public policies. Volume 2 focuses on demographic developments, gender issues, and aging.

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ISBN-13: 9781402066108
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 04/28/2008
Series: European Studies of Population , #16
Edition description: 2008
Pages: 346
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.36(d)

Table of Contents

1. Demographic Trends, population related policies and general attitudes,- 1.1. Demographic change and family policy regimes Osmo Kontula / Ismo Soederling,- 1.2. Demographic knowledge and evaluation of demographic trends Jürgen Dorbritz,- 1.3. Who should take care for them? Expectations placed on the welfare state and its influence on attitudes towards care for the elderly Ralf Mai / Robert Naderi / Peter Schiman,-
2. Changing attitudes on population policies? A comparison between the first and second rounds of the PPAS Jürgen Dorbritz,-
3. Comparative Delphi-Study,- 3.1. 2030: Another Europe? Results from the policy-Delphi study Rossella Palomba / Pierre Dell'Anno,- 3.2. Action programs of socio-political actors. A cross-national comparision, taking account of contextual factors and opinion of the populace Alfred Bertschinger,- 3.3. Making dialogue possible: The view of Delphi panellists and citizens on female employment Adele Menneti / Maura Misiti,-
4. Gender roles,- 4.1. Family-related gender attitudes. The three dimensions: 'gender-role ideology' , 'consequences for the family' , and ' economic consuquences' Dimiter Philipov,- 4.4. Gender and Fertility - Attitudes towards gender roles and fertility behaviour Kerstin Ruckdeschel,-
5. International Solidarity and Elderly,- 5.1. Attitudes towards population ageing and older people Ronald Schoenmaeckers / Lieve Vanderleyden / Lucie Vidovicova / Marc Callens,- 5.2. Activating older workers: policies versus opinions and expectations Janina Jozwiak / Irena E. Kotowska / Anita Abramowska,- 5.3. Only fools rush in? On transition to retirement Beatrice Manea / Ladislac Rabusic / Lucie Vidovicova,-
6. Policy Implications and Conclusions,- 6.1. The Need to adapt and reform social policy: setting the stage for effective population-friendly policies Dragana Avramov / Robert Cliquet,- 6.2. Conclusions Charlotte Höhn,-
Annex: PPAS-Questionnaire(s), CD-Rom

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