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Intergenerational Relations: Contemporary Theories, Studies, and Policies

Intergenerational Relations - Contemporary Theories, Studies, and Policies, concentrates on actual discussions around various aspects of interactions that occur between people from different age groups and generations. The authors present studies related to four sets of challenges crucial for relationships between children, young adults, middle-aged adults, and older adults. These…

Social Aspects of Ageing: Selected Challenges, Analyses, and Solutions

Social Aspects of Ageing - Selected Challenges, Analyses, and Solutions, focuses on the key challenges underlined by the United Nations during the Decade of Healthy Ageing (2021-2030). The authors introduce studies in areas crucial for older people, their families, and communities, such as combatting ageism, age-friendly environments, and care provision.…

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19): Socio-Economic Systems in the Post-Pandemic World: Design Thinking, Strategic Planning, Management, and Public Policy

On 11 March 2020, the World Health Organization declared a pandemic of the COVID-19 coronavirus disease that was first recognized in China in late 2019. Among the primary effects caused by the pandemic, there was the dissemination of health preventive measures such as physical distancing, travel restrictions, self-isolation, quarantines, and…

Social, Technological and Health Innovation: Opportunities and Limitations for Social Policy, Health Policy, and Environmental Policy

This Research Topic focuses on both strengths and weaknesses of social innovation, technological innovation, and health innovation that are increasingly recognized as crucial concepts related to the formulation of responses to the social, health, and environmental challenges. Goals of this Research Topic: (1) to identify and share the best recent…

Encyclopedia of Gerontology and Population Aging

This encyclopedia brings together a comprehensive collection of work highlighting established research and emerging science in all relevant disciplines in gerontology and population aging. It covers the breadth of the field, gives readers access to all major sub-fields, and illustrates their interconnectedness with other disciplines. With more than 1300 cross-disciplinary…



Demographic Analysis: Selected Concepts, Tools, and Applications

"Demographic Analysis - Selected Concepts, Tools, and Applications" presents basic definitions, practical techniques, and methods, as well as examples of studies based on the usage of demographic analysis in various institutions and economic entities. The volume covers studies related to population distribution, urbanization, migration, population change and dynamics, aging, longevity,…

Call for Papers for the IJAL Special Issue “Ageing with Digital Technologies: From Theory to Agency and Practice”

Deadline - August 31, 2020Guest Edited by Magdelane Kania-Lundholm (Dalarna University College, Sweden) & Helen Manchester (University of Bristol, UK)Scholars agree that information technologies, digital devices and mediated systems of communication have profoundly shaped societies on all levels and later life is no exception. However, to date, the majority of scholarship addressing old age and digital technologies has focused either on issues pertaining to inequalities and digital divides or…
Guest Edited by Magdelane Kania-Lundholm (Dalarna University College, Sweden) & Helen Manchester (University of Bristol, UK) (2021).Call for Papers for the IJAL Special Issue “Ageing with Digital Technologies: From Theory to Agency and Practice”. International Journal of Ageing and Later Life . ():

CfP for a Research Topic in Frontiers in Sociology: New Pathways in Retirement Research: Innovative Perspectives on Social Inequalities and the Distribution of Transitional Risks

Conference/Meeting - New Pathways in Retirement Research: Innovative Perspectives on Social Inequalities and the Distribution of Transitional Risks (Research Topic)Deadline - July 31, 2020Editors: Anna Wanka, Moritz Hess, David Lain  About this Research Topic The transition from work to retirement remains one of the major turning points within an individual's life course, as it entails a variety of significant changes. Income and occupational prestige may decrease, but so does work-related stress; similarly, work-related social networks may loosen, but private…
Editors: Anna Wanka, Moritz Hess, David Lain ().CfP for a Research Topic in Frontiers in Sociology: New Pathways in Retirement Research: Innovative Perspectives on Social Inequalities and the Distribution of Transitional Risks. Frontiers in Sociology. ():