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Flashcards in Demography Deck (5)
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1

McKeown

Better nutrition was a major factor in improving mortality rates in the UK because people were more able to fight off infection

2

Hirsch

People will have to work into their 60s and 70s or pay more taxes during their working life to contribute towards the cost of health and social care in later life

3

Townsend

There is a higher proportion of older people in poverty compared to younger people.. There is an underclass of pensioners because older people can no longer reply on income from employment. People with higher paid jobs in their working life are less likely to be in poverty during old age

4

Pilcher

Both class and gender affect income in retirement. Women often have smaller pensions due to taking time off for child rearing etc

5

Eriksen

Migrants in a globalised world tend to form transnational identities - they do not belong to one single country but many