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Fishman, Ted C., 1958-
Shock of gray : the aging of the world's population and how it pits young against old, child against parent, worker against boss, company against rival, and nation against nation / Ted C. Fishman
1st Scribner hardcover ed
New York : Scribner, c2010
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  HQ1061 .F55 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Population aging
Population aging -- Economic aspects
Physical Description 401 p. ; 24 cm
Contents Gray new world -- Greetings from Florida, God's waiting room -- Brief history of living much longer -- SeƱor moment : Spain's discovery of age -- How we (really) do (continuously) age -- Japan, land of the missing sun -- Twisting fates of the screw capital : Rockford, Illinois -- Vulnerable, cherished, frail, kind, bothersome, sweet, expensive, wise, lonely, and irrelevant : how do we see the elderly -- China : will it grow old before it grows rich? -- Generations at the table
Summary In "Shock of Gray," Ted Fishman explains the astounding economic and political changes we face as our world suddenly grows old
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 369-385) and index

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