Old Age


59 years old - the new young?

Shannon Buckley | 23 May 2011
The pension’s minister in Britain is trying to convince the nation that 59 is not “old”.
 
about this blog | Bookmark and Share

Search this blog

 Subscribe to Demography is Destiny
rss RSS feed of posts

 Recent Posts
Russia: Growing and More Assertive
14 Apr 2014
Japan’s Shrinking Role in the World
8 Apr 2014
Why you shouldn’t take alarmist population predictions seriously
6 Apr 2014
Is Single Occupancy Vandalising the Environment?
4 Apr 2014
Worldwide migration: a constant factor
1 Apr 2014

 MercatorNet blogs
Style and culture: Tiger Print
Family social policy: Family Edge
US political scene: Sheila Liaugminas
News about bioethics: BioEdge
From the editors: Conniptions

 Archive
Apr 2014 | Mar 2014 | Feb 2014 | Jan 2014 | more >>

 From MercatorNet's home page

Is “conscious uncoupling” really such a loopy idea?
15 Apr 2014
Gwyneth Paltrow was ridiculed when she explained her divorce, but there's a nugget of truth in her words.

A deal with the devil
11 Apr 2014
Why did American officials refuse to prosecute Japanese doctors who had committed horrendous crimes in World War II?

“Is this the upshot of your experiment?”
10 Apr 2014
A Nathaniel Hawthorne tale of scientific obsession sheds light on today's designer children.

Protecting the first “little platoon”
10 Apr 2014
Society needs family values - but not the faith they are based on? Where a liberal proposal falls down.

US defence policy in the wake of the Ukrainian affair
10 Apr 2014
Rethinking American strategy in the framework of conventional war against enemies fighting on their own terrain.


 Tags
Gender-ratio, Lancet, Parental Happiness, disasters, Elderly, Liechtenstein, Marriage, Mo Yan, Ukraine, world hunger, Pope Francis, birthrate, United Kingdom, elderly care, Bollywood, child restriction policy, contraception, old age, Minority Groups, labor shortages, Muslim-Christian demography, modernity, baby boomers, lifestyle, one child policy, population increase, Population Growth, Population Association of America, emigration, satire, Sterilisation, young adults, total fertility rate, global hunger, Wall Street Journal, status of women, online shopping, Turkey, Scotland, China's economic miracle, Cuba, philanthropy, bride shortage, fertility, population change, Sweden, Chinese New Year, adoption, Zimbabwe, Elderly care, Egypt, egg donors, austria, Mothers, Norman Borlaug, Republican presidential candidate, Retirement, careers, fertility rate, social unrest, presidential election, Chemical attraction, disability, BRICs, family size, Crime, family policy, The Onion, health policy, debt, Medicine, Russia, unemployment, human rights, ageing population, economy, infant mortality, Biggy Hall, Brad Wilcox, ageing, food wastage, Vatican, sex selective abortion, aging, USA, human trafficking, minorities, city life, Jonathan Sacks, overpopulation, skills shortage, urbanisation, Paelstine, Gompertz law, Typhoon Haiyan, labour market, life expectancy, demographic decline, American politics, Japan tsunami,
Follow MercatorNet
Facebook
Twitter
Newsletters
Sections and Blogs
Harambee
PopCorn
Conjugality
Careful!
Family Edge
Sheila Reports
Reading Matters
Demography Is Destiny
Bioedge
Conniptions (the editorial)
Connecting
Information
our ideals
our People
Mercator who?
partner sites
audited accounts
donate
New Media Foundation
Suite 212
75 Archer Street
Chatswood NSW 2067
Australia

editor@mercatornet.com
+61 2 9007 1187

© New Media Foundation 2014 | powered by Encyclomedia | designed by Elleston