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Author Köppen, Bernhard.

Title Demographics of Korea and Germany : Population Changes and Socioeconomic Impact of Two Divided Nations in the Light of Reunification
Published Leverkusen-Opladen : Barbara Budrich-Esser, 2018
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Contents Cover; Demographics of Korea andGermany. Population Changes and Socioeconomic Impact of two Divided Nations in the Light of Reunification; Table of Contents; Index of Figures; Index of Tables; Preface; 1 Introduction: Demographics of reunification; 1.1 Theoretical setting; 1.1.1 Modernization theory as early theoretical framework; 1.1.2 Divergence and diversification: The appropriate way to look at German reunification?; 1.1.3 Hybridization theory; 1.2 Assessing the demographics of reunification on different layers and scales; 1.3 Method, Data and Restrictions
2 Forming demographic processes of reunified Germany: Patterns of fertility, mortality and migration2.1 Fertility, living arrangements and related aspects; 2.1.1 Total Fertility Rate and Cohort Fertility; 2.1.2 Fertility decline and children per women in the light of the CTFR; 2.1.3 Marriage and divorce; 2.1.4 Number and composition of households; 2.1.5 Cultural conceptions of family as a socio-demographical marker between East and West?; 2.2 Mortality and life expectancy (Michael Mühlichen, BiB); 2.2.1 Life expectancy at birth and remaining life expectancy at age 65
2.2.2 Regional mortality differences2.2.3 Main causes of death; 2.3 Migration in divided and reunified Germany; 2.3.1 Patterns of GDR internal migration and the special case of the GDR-FRG migration regime; 2.3.2 Internal migration since reunification; 2.3.4 International migration; 3 The socio-cultural and socio-economic perspectives; 3.1 Attitudes towards reunification in German society; 3.2 The socio-economic divide -- a long lasting challenge; 4 Consequences of post-unification demographics: A persistent east-west divide? (with Michael Mühlichen, BiB)
5 Knowledge and notions on the demographics of Korean reunification (Sam Hyun Yoo, KIHASA)5.1 Typologies of reunification; 5.2 Tales of demographic change in an open or reunified Korea; 5.2.1 Populations of South and North Korea; 5.2.2 Fertility and marriage; 5.2.3 Health, mortality and life expectancy; 5.2.4 Migration; 5.2.5 Economy, education, urbanization; 5.2.6 Korea as one -- A challenging vision; 6 Concluding thoughts on a Germany-inspired Korea scenario; 6.1 Social freezing and low fertility; 6.2 Leaps in health and life expectancy; 6.3 The challenge of migration
6.4 Social transformation and challenge6.5 German reunification -- No blueprint for Korea but a valuable knowledge base; References
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Subject Germany -- Population.
Korea -- Population.
Form Electronic book
Author (BiB), Federal Institute for Population Research
(KIHASA), Germany and the Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs
Schneider, Norbert F., 1955-
ISBN 384741173X (electronic bk.)
9783847411734 (electronic bk.)