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Sackmann, Reinhold; Bartl, Walter; Jonda, Bernadette; Kopycka, Katarzyna; Rademacher, Christian - Coping with Demographic Change: A Comparative View on Education and Local Government in Germany and Poland - 9783319103006 - V9783319103006
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Coping with Demographic Change: A Comparative View on Education and Local Government in Germany and Poland

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Description for Coping with Demographic Change: A Comparative View on Education and Local Government in Germany and Poland Hardback. Series: European Studies of Population. Num Pages: 288 pages, 24 black & white illustrations, 1 colour illustrations, 26 black & white tables, biograph. BIC Classification: JHBD; JHBL; JNF; JPB; JPP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 235 x 155 x 18. Weight in Grams: 602.

With many OECD countries experiencing a decline in their populations, this book offers a theoretical model of coping with demographic change and examines different strategies that societies have used to come to terms with demographic change. In particular, it details the different ways that Germany and Poland have tried to cope with this challenge and reveals three conflicting strategies: expansion, reduction, and phasing out.

Coverage includes:

·         How and why demographic change was used in Poland to expand the education system

·         The variance of linkage between demographic change and growth rates in different fields of education in a German Bundesland

·         Modes of ... Read more

·         Effects of demographic change and forms of coping on fiscal capacity and unemployment rates in German municipalities

Coping with Demographic Change examines how and why societies cope with these detrimental effects. It conceptualizes the challenges a society faces as a result of demographic change and focuses on the processes by which actors, organizations and nation-states try to cope with this new situation.

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Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Springer International Publishing AG Switzerland
Number of pages
288
Condition
New
Series
European Studies of Population
Number of Pages
281
Place of Publication
Cham, Switzerland
ISBN
9783319103006
SKU
V9783319103006
Shipping Time
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Reviews for Coping with Demographic Change: A Comparative View on Education and Local Government in Germany and Poland
“I would not hesitate to recommend this volume as reading for graduate students or colleagues with a general interest in the implications of population decline in Europe, or education. … the material should be accessible, and of use, to the more reflective and critical kind of practitioners in public administration and planning.” (Bilal Barakat, International Sociology Reviews, Vol. 32 (5), ... Read more

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