Coping with Demographic Change: A Comparative View on Education and Local Government in Germany and Poland

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...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Authors: Sackmann, Reinhold, Bartl, Walter (Author), Jonda, Bernadette (Author), Kopycka, Katarzyna (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2015, 2015
Edition:1st ed. 2015
Series:European Studies of Population
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • 1: Introduction
  • 2: Demographic Change as a Challenge
  • 3: How do Societies Cope with complex Demographic Challenges? A Model
  • 4: Data Sets and Methods Used
  • 5: Why do Municipalities 'think' in Demographic Terms? Governing by Population Numbers in Germany and Poland
  •  6: Coping with Demographic Decline in German and Polish Municipalities
  • 7: Expansive Reaction to Demographic Change. The Case of the Polish Educational Sector
  • 8: The Demographic Responsiveness of Education Demand and Supply at Different Levels of the Education System
  • 9: Personnel Strategies of Public Sector Organisations in Response to a Declining Service Population. A Model and Empirical Evidence
  • 10: Demographic Challenges and Mentalities: Models of Reflexivity and Personnel Policy in Germany and Polish Municipalities
  • 11: The Consequences of Coping with Demographic Change for Fiscal Capacity of and Unemployment in German Municipalities