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Demographic change and the family in Japan"s aging society

James Tyler Kent

Demographic change and the family in Japan"s aging society

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Published by State University of New York Press in Albany, NY .
Written in English


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Statementedited by John Traphagan and John Knight.
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LC ClassificationsHB
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 248 p. :
Number of Pages248
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Open LibraryOL22518589M
ISBN 100791456501


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Traphagan. A demographic and ethnographic exploration of how the aging Japanese society is affecting the orating qualitative and quantitative data and research methods from both demography and social anthropology, this book explores demographic trends in contemporary Japan's rapidly aging society.

The contributors describe and analyze trends by addressing the ways in which demographic change. A demographic and ethnographic exploration of how the aging Japanese society is affecting the orating qualitative and quantitative data and research methods from both demography and social anthropology, this book explores demographic trends in contemporary Japan's rapidly aging society.

The contributors describe and analyze trends by addressing the ways in which demographic change Contributors: the important changes that are occurring in the contemporary Japanese society. Until s households consisted in people on average but from the late s family patterns started to change and the number of family members dropped below 4 people [12].

The reasons have to be found in theAuthor: Nami Avento. The aging of the population is one type of age structure transition.

The speed and extent of aging is determined by the factors controlling demographic changes, the transition, pattern of birth and death rates. With a sharp, rapid decrease in the birth rate, the onset of the aging process is accelerated and its extent deepened. Japan, unlike most Western countries, has not experienced several components of the second demographic transition, including cohabitation, widespread use of childcare centers, unmarried childbearing, and nonmarriage.

Yet there is evidence that Japan is ripe for change in such family behaviors. This article examines a set of innovative.

Japanese society (p), using data from a study of wives with pre-school-age children and based on the results from the Population Census that extended residence is prevalent in contemporary Japan nearly 30 percent of households with young children are vertically extended.

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Several factors were responsible for the aging population in Japan. One of the major problems was the decline in the birth rate.

Since the s, the birth rate in Japan had been below population-replacement level (that is, the number of births needed to replace the number of deaths). According to political economist, Nicholas Eberstadt (Eberstadt). Ogawa, Naohiro, Chawla, Amonthep, Matsukura, Rikiya Changing Intergenerational Transfers in Aging Japan.

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This book compares Japan with America, Britain, Italy, France, Germany, Sweden and Taiwan in order to determine whether inequality really is a social problem in Japan. With a focus on impact demographic shifts, Sawako Shirahase examines female labour market participation, income inequality among households with children, the state of the family.

Japan's demography has changed dramatically, and with it, Japanese society and the circumstances of older people. These changes include shifts in family roles and functions, employment and social. Following three decades of unprecedented growth, Japan's economy experienced a major slowdown starting in the s, but the country remains an economic power.

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At the end ofpercent of its population ( million people) were 65 or older, according to data from China's National Bureau of Statistics. Generally, a society is considered relatively old when the proportion of the population aged 65 and over exceeds 8 to 10 percent.

The ratio of young to old will be dramatically imbalanced by. [TOKYO] Japan's rapidly-aging society will see a quarter of its breadwinners turn 75 or older bythe Nikkei reported, citing a study from the National Institute of Population and Social Security Research.

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In Western societies, for example, both the old and the young are perceived and treated as relatively incompetent and excluded from much social life. Age stratification based on an ascribed status is a major source inequality, and thus may lead to ageism.

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