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World population, 2nd ed., chapter 1 World Population Overview

G. Gilbert

World population, 2nd ed., chapter 1 World Population Overview

by G. Gilbert

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OVERVIEW. This chapter introduces some general concepts of ageing. First, it presents different views of what ‘ageing’ is and when ‘old age’ begins. Second, it examines changes in life expectancy and the proportion of the population that is old. Third, it considers attitudes to ageing. They will, however, have a large impact on both the areas that lose population and the areas that gain population. And they will cause substantial economic, social, and political turbulence. As one commentator noted: "You can set up a wall to try to cont and one million people, but not 10 million.".

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