Age & Ageing Products

  • International Handbook of Positive Aging

    Edited by Rachael Elizabeth Docking, Jennifer Stock

    Our increasingly aging population will have a considerable impact on society and policy development is required. This book focuses on positive aging, based on research conducted by the new Centre for Positive Ageing within the University of Greenwich in collaboration with NHS partners, service…

    Hardback – 2017-01-01 
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Autoethnography as Feminist Method

    Sensitising the feminist 'I'

    By Elizabeth Ettorre

    Autoethnography is an ideal method to study the ‘feminist I’. Through personal stories, the author reflects on how feminists negotiate agency and the effect this has on one's political sensibilities. Speaking about oneself transforms into stories of political responsibility - a key issue for…

    Hardback – 2016-12-13 

  • Long-term Care for the Elderly in Europe

    Development and Prospects

    Edited by Bent Greve

    Long-term care is an increasingly important issue in many contemporary welfare states around the globe given ageing populations. This ground-breaking book provides detailed case studies of 11 EU-member states’ welfare regimes within Europe to show how welfare states organize, structures and deliver…

    Hardback – 2016-12-13 
    Social Welfare Around the World

  • Contemporary Narratives of Dementia

    Ethics, Ageing, Politics

    By Sarah Falcus, Katsura Sako

    This book examines narratives of dementia in contemporary literary texts, studying what is now a pressing issue with deep political, economic, and social implications for many ageing societies. The volume contributes to key critical and ethical debates in its analysis of some of the many literary…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01 
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Social Death

    Questioning the life-death boundary

    Edited by Jana Králová, Tony Walter

    Social death occurs when the social existence of a person or group ceases. With an individual, it can occur before or after physical death. Scholars in a wide range of disciplines have applied the concept to very diverse issues – including genocide, slavery, dementia, hospitalisation, and…

    Hardback – 2016-11-10 
    Contemporary Issues in Social Science

  • Population Ageing in Central and Eastern Europe

    Societal and Policy Implications

    Edited by Andreas Hoff

    During the 1990s, Europe became the first continent with a 'mature society', where people aged 60 years and older outnumber children and as this trend continues, the resulting 'ageing societies' will differ from previous societies in their make-up, in their needs, and in their resource allocation.…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • Going Grey

    The Mediation of Politics in an Ageing Society

    By Scott Davidson

    Developed countries throughout the world are experiencing population ageing and the new challenges that arise from this change in the national demographic. The phenomenon of an ageing population has necessitated policy reform regarding the role of the state in providing income in retirement and the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • Dementia and Memory

    A Handbook for Students and Professionals

    By Simon B. N. Thompson

    Dementia and related diseases are likely to affect at least four in every hundred 75-79 year olds in the developed world over the coming years. Faced with an expanding older population, it is crucial that we develop our understanding of how to treat people suffering from such conditions. This…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • Alzheimer's Disease, Media Representations and the Politics of Euthanasia

    Constructing Risk and Selling Death in an Ageing Society

    By Megan-Jane Johnstone

    Drawing on extensive data including news media reports and commentaries, documentaries, courts and court reports, films, websites, professional literature and government and non-government agencies, this book explores the 'Alzheimerisation' of the euthanasia debate, examining the shift in recent…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • Doing Harder Time?

    The Experiences of an Ageing Male Prison Population in England and Wales

    By Natalie Mann

    In his seminal text Society of Captives, Gresham Sykes discusses the general pains of imprisonment to which all prisoners are subjected: the deprivation of liberty, the deprivation of heterosexual relationships, and the deprivation of autonomy. Sykes recognised that different prisoners…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • ‘Rock On’: Women, Ageing and Popular Music

    By Abigail Gardner

    Edited by Ros Jennings

    For female pop stars, whose star bodies and star performances are undisputedly the objects of a sexualized external gaze, the process of ageing in public poses particular challenges. Taking a broadly feminist perspective, 'Rock On': women, ageing and popular music shifts popular music studies in a…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • Gay and Lesbian Elders

    History, Law, and Identity Politics in the United States

    By Nancy J. Knauer

    The approximately two million gay and lesbian elders in the United States are an underserved and understudied population. At a time when gay men and lesbians enjoy an unprecedented degree of social acceptance and legal protection, many elders face the daily challenges of aging isolated from family,…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

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