Regional Development


Ageing in Cities

This book examines trends in ageing societies and urban development before assessing the impact of ageing populations on urban areas and strategies for policy and governance. It includes nine case studies covering  Toyama, Japan; Yokohama, Japan; Lisbon, Portugal; Calgary, Canada; Cologne, Germany; Brno, Czech Republic; Manchester, United Kingdom; Philadelphia, United States and Helsinki, Finland.  

Published on April 30, 2015


Foreword and acknowledgements
Executive summary
Ageing societies and sustainable urban development4 chapters available
Trends in ageing societies and sustainable urban development
The impact of ageing societies on sustainable urban development
Policy strategies for ageing societies
Governance of ageing societies
How cities are handling their ageing societies: Nine case studies10 chapters available
Introduction: Assessing the case studies
Toyama, Japan
Yokohama, Japan
Lisbon, Portugal
Calgary, Canada
Brno, Czech Republic
Manchester, United Kingdom
Philadelphia, United States
Helsinki, Finland
Cologne, Germany
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