Future of Aging: Global and Comparative Perspectives on Trends, Implications, Policies, and Practices

Thursday, July 17, 2014: 8:30 AM-10:20 AM
Room: 301
RC07 Futures Research (host committee)
RC11 Sociology of Aging

Language: English

Session Organizer:
Julia ROZANOVA, University of British Columbia, Canada
Dark Shades of travel: Death Tourism with its Legal and Social Implications (Oral Presentation)
DeMond MILLER, Rowan University, USA; Christopher GONZALEZ, Rowan University, USA

The ‘Gap-Filling' Role of Civil Society Organisations for an Ageing Population in a Global Context: A Comparative Study of Three Welfare States - Japan, Britain and Sweden (Oral Presentation)
Mayumi HAYASHI, King's College London, United Kingdom; Utae MORI, Osaka University of Economics, Japan; Itsuko TOYAMA (KANAMOTO), St. Andrew's University, Japan

The Cost of Living Longer: Projections of the Effects of Prospective Mortality Improvement on Economic Support Ratios for Eighteen More Advanced Economies (Oral Presentation)
Nick PARR, Macquarie University, Australia; Ka Ki (Jackie) LI, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore; Leonie TICKLE, Macquarie University, Australia

Meaningful Aging in the Middle of Nowhere: Community, Subjectivity, and the Elderly in Rural Japan (Oral Presentation)
Cheng-Heng CHANG, Univ Illinois, Urbana Champaign, USA

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