319 Who's afraid of population decline? Challenges, responses and consequence

Thursday, August 2, 2012: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
NB 468 (Faculty of Economics)

RC41 Sociology of Population (host committee)
Session Organizers:
Reinhold SACKMANN, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany and Walter BARTL, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany
Differential population response to poverty in rural areas and its consequences: Regional comparisons in the United States and Germany (Oral Presentation)
Joachim SINGELMANN, The University of Texas at Austin, USA; Rosemarie SIEBERT, ZALF, Germany

The challenge of internationalizing Japanese higher education amidst population decline (Oral Presentation)
Akiyoshi YONEZAWA, Nagoya University, Japan

When does population ‘growth' end? The case of New Zealand (Oral Presentation)
Natalie JACKSON, University of Waikato, New Zealand

Functions of social capital for residents of depopulated area in Japan (Oral Presentation)
Kosuke HIMENO, University of Tokyo, Japan

Three paths to population decline: Russia, Germany and Japan (Oral Presentation)
David COLEMAN, Oxford University, United Kingdom; Robert ROWTHORN, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom