By John Stillwell,Ernestina Coast,Dylan Kneale
Many components of the area are experiencing speedy demographic restructuring, leading to an growing old inhabitants with more and more major paintings and care pressures on cohorts much less capable or prepared to supply help. This booklet examines a few of the vital traits that experience underpinned savings in fertility, together with not on time child-bearing and elevated childlessness. It demonstrates how relationships among companions have led to new dwelling preparations with altering attitudes from marriage to co-habitation because the social norm, and it considers the overall healthiness and health for specific in danger teams corresponding to the aged and stepparents in addition to elements of mobility similar to loved ones migration and commuting to school.
The booklet brings jointly a sequence of reviews that each one contain quantitative analyses of secondary information from censuses, surveys or administrative documents. The developments and styles stated supply new and engaging insights into behaviour of the loved ones and the jobs of adults and youngsters, and element to questions of severe value for practitioners and coverage makers.
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