1st Edition

Social Policies for Old Age A Review of Social Provision for Old Age in Great Britain

By B. E. Shenfield Copyright 1957
    248 Pages
    by Routledge

    244 Pages
    by Routledge

    First Published in 1998. This is Volume X of eighteen of a series on the Sociology of Public Policy, Welfare and Social Work. Written in 1957 this text provides a review of social provision for old age in Great Britain. This book is intended to make a general review, in the light of the considerable literature of research and discussion now available, of the foundations of present-day social policies for old age; and to examine some of the perplexing open questions which those policies expose.

    Chapter 1 Producers and Dependants; Chapter 2 Employment of Older Workers—(1) Ageing and Industry; Chapter 3 Employment of Older Workers— (2) Reasons for Retiring or Continuing at Work; Chapter 4 Pensions; Chapter 5 Housing; Chapter 6 Residential Care and Domiciliary Welfare Services; Chapter 7 Medical Care;


    B. E. Shenfield