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  • Ageing as a Migrant

    Vulnerabilities, Agency and Policy Implications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ruxandra Oana Ciobanu, Tineke Fokkema, Mihaela Nedelcu

    Motivated by the steady increase in the population of older migrants worldwide, this book acknowledges the diversity within this population group and provides an interdisciplinary and multi-level approach for studying older migrants’ strategies to overcome vulnerability. The book brings together…

    Hardback – 2019-03-06 
    Routledge
    Research in Ethnic and Migration Studies

  • Sexual Violence Against Older People

    1st Edition

    By Hannah Bows

    Although feminist research on sexual violence has been an area of academic study since the late 1970s, much of this research has centred on younger women who are statistically more at risk of experiencing sexual violence. The result has been that older women have been largely ignored, or even…

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge
    Victims, Culture and Society

  • Contemporary Narratives of Dementia

    Ethics, Ageing, Politics, 1st Edition

    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. As part of the increasing visibility of dementia in social and cultural life, these narratives pose…

    Hardback – 2019-01-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Poverty Among Older People and Pensions Policy in the EU

    1st Edition

    Edited by Asghar Zaidi

    Based on research work financed by the European Commission under their programme of Community Action to Combat Social Exclusion, this book offers a comprehensive picture of the present state of later-life poverty across the 25 member states of the European Union. The authors analyze the poverty…

    Paperback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge
    Public Policy and Social Welfare

  • Realising Participation

    Elderly People as Active Users of Health and Social Care, 1st Edition

    By Kathryn Roberts, Tom Chapman

    This title was first published in 2001: During the last twenty years government rhetoric in the UK has increasingly advocated that statutory health and social care services should regard and treat recipients as 'consumers' in the same way as companies and organizations in the private sector. This…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge

  • Caring for Older People

    An Assessment of Community Care in the 1990s, 1st Edition

    By Linda Bauld, John Chesterman, Bleddyn Davies, Ken Judge

    This title was first published in 2000:  Caring for Older People provides a unique insight into the world of community care in the 1990’s. It presents findings from a national study of social care from the perspectives of older service users, their carers and care managers. Descriptive…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge

  • Economic Well-Being of the Elderly

    A Comparison Across Five European Countries, 1st Edition

    By Nada Stropnik

    Edited by Tine Stanovnik

    Providing an in-depth analysis of the economic well-being of the elderly across five European countries - UK, Austria, Hungary, Poland and Slovenia - this book offers an assessment of the performance of national social security systems in terms of income provision for the elderly. Each country…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge

  • Creativity in Later Life

    Beyond Late Style, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Amigoni, Gordon McMullan

    This collection begins with two premises: that our understanding of the nature and forms of creativity in later life remains limited and that dialogue between specialists in gerontology, the arts and humanities can produce the crucial new insights that are so obviously needed. Representing the…

    Hardback – 2018-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Aging Policy and Politics in the Trump Era

    Implications for Older Americans, 1st Edition

    Edited by Edward Alan Miller, Pamela Nadash, Michael K. Gusmano

    The surprise election of Donald J. Trump to the presidency of the United States marks a singular turning point in the American republic – not only because of his idiosyncratic approach to the office, but also because the Republican Party now holds the Presidency and both houses of Congress,…

    Hardback – 2018-12-14 
    Routledge

  • Aging in the Family

    1st Edition

    By George E. Dickinson, Brenda S. Sanders

    With a rapidly aging population throughout the world, the issue of larger percentages of older adults has repercussions for both policy and the job market. Whether a university student about to seek a full-time job or a caregiver for an older person, Aging in the Family should enhance the reader’s…

    Paperback – 2018-11-20 
    Routledge

  • Ageing, Diversity and Equality: Social Justice Perspectives

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sue Westwood

    Current understandings of ageing and diversity are impoverished in three main ways. Firstly, with regards to thinking about what inequalities operate in later life there has been an excessive preoccupation with economic resources. On the other hand, less attention has been paid to cultural norms…

    Hardback – 2018-11-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Diversity and Choice in Higher Education

    1st Edition

    By A.G. Watts

    Originally published in 1972 Diversity and Choice in Higher Education focuses on the diversity of institutions and the corresponding notion that students should be allowed to choose freely between them, regardless of distance from home. The book includes an exhaustive assessment of relevant…

    Hardback – 2018-10-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Higher Education

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