Aging in Germany Volume 8: Aging: Family, Civil Society, Policy

18 Oct Aging in Germany Volume 8: Aging: Family, Civil Society, Policy

National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech) 2009 Demographic aging not only brings burdens and challenges to the family and civil society, it also offers new opportunities and chances. The volume on hand elucidates which problems policy—and the social state—have to solve and are capable...
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18 Oct Aging in Germany Volume 7: Aging and Health

National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech) 2009 The volume discusses the multifarious health problems entailed in increasing age and their repercussions for the individual, society, labor market and the care systems. The main focus is on lifelong prevention (nutrition, physical exercise, avoidance and/or treatment...
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18 Oct Aging in Germany Volume 6: Aging and Technology

National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech) 2009 The volume illuminates, from a psychological, medical and engineering perspective, the way technology can ease the transition from middle-aged to advanced age and increase day-to-day competency. Technology that lends flexible support can make a contribution to the...
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18 Oct Aging in Germany Volume 5: Aging in Community and Region

National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech) 2009 The focus of the volume is on the question as to how the location can exert an impact on aging and which conditions shrinking and growing, rural and urban, central and peripheral areas offer for quality of...
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18 Oct Aging in Germany Volume 4: Productivity in Aging Societies

National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech) 2009 The volume deals with the issue of “productivity, competiveness and human resources in aging societies.” It contains contributions from an economic perspective but also investigates non-monetary aspects of productivity. In addition, it investigates the impact that demographic...
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18 Oct Aging in Germany Volume 3: Aging, Work and Companies

National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech) 2009 The volume summarizes the state of knowledge in terms of the demographic change. In the process, it focuses on the topic of “work, aging and companies” from the perspective of business management. Effects in terms of employment,...
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18 Oct Aging in Germany Volume 1: Images of Aging in Flux. Historical, intercultural, theoretical and current perspectives

National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech) 2009 The volume concentrates on the topic of “Images of Aging in Flux.” It contains contributions from a historical and comparative intercultural perspective and discusses the theoretical principles of images of age, stereotypes of age and discourses about...
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18 Oct Results Report: Young Professionals Barometer – Engineering Sciences

National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech) 2009 Many pupils in Germany have mistaken ideas about the engineering professions, as the findings of the “Young Professionals Barometer—Engineering Sciences” monitoring study show. On behalf of acatech, which is the German Academy of Science and Engineering, and...
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18 Oct Ways to Kindle the Interest in Technology

National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech) 2009 “Ways to Kindle the Interest in Technology” is based on the core assumption that there are phases and times in the socialization process of children and adolescents, which are significant for the child’s (technological) socialization. Whether young...
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18 Oct Strategy of Promoting Interest in Young People for Science and Engineering

National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech) 2009 Germany is threatened by a dearth of professionals skilled in MINT occupations. This can have far-reaching consequences for the innovative capacity of science and industry. Therefore it is the declared goal of acatech, the German Academy of...
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