Princeton University Library Catalog

Global health and global aging / Mary Robinson ... [et al.], editors ; foreword by Robert N. Butler.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, c2007.
Εdition:
1st ed.
Description:
xxiii, 373 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Series:
Jossey-Bass health care series. [More in this series]
Notes:
"This is the third in the series of books on global health"--P. xiii.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Pt. 1. The World and Its Aging Population -- 1. World Policies on Aging and the United Nations / Alexandre Sidorenko -- 2. Population Aging: A Global Overview / Mary Beth Weinberger -- 3. The World Health Organization and Global Aging / Alex Kalache -- 4. Leadership and Governance Challenges for Global Health and Aging / Derek Yach -- 5. Perception of Aging in Different Cultures / Frank E. Eyetsemitan -- Pt. 2. Countries with High Rates of Longevity -- 6. Healthy Aging in Denmark? / Bjarne Hastrup -- 7. Challenges of Longevity in Fiance: The International Longevity Centre-France Perspective / Francoise Forette and Marie-Anne Brieu -- 8. Healthy Aging in Finland / Pekka Puska -- 9. Healthy Aging in Germany / Ulla Schmidt -- 10. Healthy Aging from Seventy to Over One Hundred in Germany: Lessons from the Berlin Aging Study / Jacqui Smith and Paul B. Baltes -- 11. Challenges of Productive Aging in Japan / Shigeo Morioka -- 12. Healthy Aging in the Netherlands / C. I. J. M. Ross-van Dorp -- 13. Aging in Spain: Working Toward Creating New Rights in the Welfare State / Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero -- 14. Health and Aging in Sweden / Barbro Westerholm -- 15. Aging in the United Kingdom / Sally Greengross -- 16. Healthy Aging in the United States / Jeanette C. Takamura -- Pt. 3. Countries Facing Rapid Population Aging in the Next Twenty to Thirty Years -- 17. Health and Aging in Africa / Nana Araba Apt -- 18. Aging of Populations: Is China's Pattern Unique? / Lincoln Chen and Lingling Zhang -- 19. Health and Aging in India / Sharad D. Gokhale -- 20. Health and Aging in the Eastern Mediterranean Region / Mohamed H. El-Banouby -- 21. Health and Aging in Russia / Vladimir Kh. Khavinson and Olga N. Mikhailova -- 22. Health and Aging in Latin America and the Caribbean / Enrique Vega -- Pt. 4. Leaders in Research and Innovative Programs -- 23. The Biology of Aging: Current Research and Expected Future Gains / George M. Martin and Joshua Lederberg -- 24. Exceptional Longevity / Thomas Perls and Dellara F. Terry -- 25. Cities, Sociodiversity, and Strategy / Jaime Lerner -- 26. Creating a Healthy Environment for Aging Populations / Gloria M. Gutman -- 27. How Government, Business, and Social Sector Partnerships Can Finance Programs for the Aging / A. James Forbes, Jr. -- 28. Policies and Practices Affecting Health and Longevity of People with Disabilities: Lessons from the United Kingdom / Hector Medora and Angela Hassiotis -- 29. Keeping People Active: Continuing Education Programs that Work / Julia Preece and Brian Findsen -- 30. Longevity's Impact on Retirement Security / C. Robert Henrikson -- 31. Improving Health Care in America: Lessons Learned from the Global Village / William D. Novelli -- Pt. 5. Epilogue: The Road Ahead -- 32. Epilogue: The Road Ahead / Erik Olsen.
Subject(s):
Other title(s):
Global health & aging
ISBN:
  • 9780787988104 (cloth)
  • 0787988103 (cloth)
LCCN:
2007026852
OCLC:
147478591
Related name:
RCP:
C - S