This international collection of key research monographs provides a substantial outlet for the burgeoning body of research being conducted on ageing and later life issues. It brings to the wider academic and practitioner community both empirical and theoretical work in order to develop and refine policy and practice. Encouraging both newly established and senior researchers alike, the series focuses on issues within social and behavioural gerontology with a direct practical application to the development of policy and practice in this field. Informative and wide-ranging, it will be of particular interest to academics, policy makers and practitioners working with older people.
There are two conflicting trends in Europe: a demographic shift towards population ageing, and a massive decrease in the labour force participation of older workers (aged 50 years and over). This captivating book offers a refined and authoritative understanding of these trends and the two…
Paperback – 2017-05-16
New Perspectives on Ageing and Later Life