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Population change - Chronic illness

Sociological discussion programme, presented by Laurie Taylor. Population change: Laurie Taylor explores one of the greatest global challenges.

Population change - how will it transform the world? Laurie Taylor talks to Sarah Harper, Professor of Gerontology at the University of Oxford, about one of the greatest global challenges of the 21st century. She's joined by Robert Mayhew, Professor of Historical Geography at the University of Bristol.
Also, a cross cultural study of chronic illness management. Ivaylo Vassilev, Senior Research Fellow in Health Sciences at the University of Southampton, discusses the different experiences and perceptions of people suffering with diabetes in the UK and Bulgaria.
Producer: Jayne Egerton.

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28 minutes


Ivaylo Vassilev at the University of Southampton 

Professor Sarah Harper at the University of Oxford 

Professor Robert Mayhew at the University of Bristol


Sarah Harper, 'How Population Change Will Transform Our World", (OUP, July 2016)

Robert Mayhew, 'Malthus: The Life and Legacies of an Untimely Prophet', (Harvard University Press, 2014)


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