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Population ageing from a lifecourse perspectiveCritical and international approaches$
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Kathrin Komp and Stina Johansson

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9781447310716

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: September 2015

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781447310716.001.0001

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Discussion and conclusion

Discussion and conclusion

Chapter:
(p.239) Fourteen Discussion and conclusion
Source:
Population ageing from a lifecourse perspective
Author(s):

Stina Johansson

Kathrin Komp

Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447310716.003.0014

The final chapter summarizes the findings of this book, discusses them, and draws conclusions. It thereby refines the initial explanation how the life-course perspective enhances our knowledge about population ageing, which was presented in the introduction. In particular, this chapter elaborates on the role of social inequalities and on practical implications emerging from this perspective. Additionally, this chapter reflects on country-differences in the findings, and on the role of historical events such as the current economic crisis.

Keywords:   population ageing, demography, life-course perspective, country-comparison, economic crisis

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