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  • Intergenerational Contact Zones

    Place-Based Tools and Tactics for Promoting Social Inclusion and Belonging, 1st Edition

    Edited by Matthew Kaplan, Leng Leng Thang, Jaco Hoffman, Mariano Sánchez

    In Intergenerational Contact Zones, Kaplan, Thang, Sánchez and Hoffman introduce novel ways of thinking, planning, and designing intergenerationally enriched environments. Filled with vivid examples of how ICZs breathe new life into communities and social practices, this important volume focuses on…

    Paperback – 2020-03-04 
    Routledge

  • Later Life

    Exploring Aging through Literature, 1st Edition

    By Barbara A. Misztal

    Later Life views older age as a valuable stage of life and argues for the centrality of self-making to the quality of later life. Aiming to enrich an understanding of ageing as the unfolding process in which people try to negotiate vulnerabilities of their bodies and manage mortality, it explores…

    Hardback – 2020-02-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Women, Work and Care of the Elderly

    1st Edition

    By Elizabeth A. Watson, Jane Mears

    First published in 1999, this book is based on social policy research, taking a particular view of the nature of social policy, one that focuses on the direct impact of all public policies on the welfare of citizens and which defines policy as inclusive of all areas of policy development and…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Ageing Identities and Women’s Everyday Talk in a Hair Salon

    1st Edition

    By Rachel Heinrichsmeier

    The ageing of the world’s populations, particularly in Western developed countries, is a well-documented phenomenon; and despite many positive images of later life, in the media and public discourse later life is frequently depicted as a time of inevitable physical and cognitive decline. Against…

    Hardback – 2020-01-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

  • Ageing and Sexualities

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rosie Harding, Elizabeth Peel

    This book showcases developments in theory, research and practice regarding sexuality and ageing, considering the differences as well as similarities between and among ageing heterosexual and LGBT older people. Identifying the questions central to future social scientific research on ageing and…

    Paperback – 2020-01-17 
    Routledge

  • Ageing, Social Security and Affordability

    1st Edition

    Edited by Theodore. R Marmor, Philip. R De Jong

    First published in 1998. This volume (the second of a twin set grouping articles based on papers presented at seminars in Sigtuna, Sweden, during 1994 – 1996) deals with the largest spending programs of the welfare state – old age pensions and medical care, and their place within debates about the…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Ageing, Autonomy and Resources

    1st Edition

    Edited by A.Harry Lesser

    First Published in 1999, lesser collects fourteen papers to create a discourse on the practical importance in a society where the proportion of elderly people is increasing. Exploring how autonomy and how it should be defined, and ethically when is it right to preserve a person’s autonomy and in…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Community Care in England and France

    Reforms and the Improvement of Equity and Efficiency, 1st Edition

    By Bleddyn Davies, José Fernández

    First published in 1998,  the aims of this book are: the comparison of community care service and financing systems, the comparison of reform arguments and history over the last decade, the comparison of who uses how much of what services, and with what impact on their needs and the…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Gerontological Social Work in Action

    Anti-Oppressive Practice with Older Adults, their Families, and Communities, 1st Edition

    By Wendy Hulko, Shari Brotman, Louise Stern, Ilyan Ferrer

    Gerontological Social Work in Action introduces ‘anti-oppression gerontology’ (AOG), a critical approach to social work with older adults, their families, and communities. AOG principles are applied to direct and indirect practice and a range of topics of relevance to social work practice in the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Care Management in Social and Primary Health Care

    The Gateshead Community Care Scheme, 1st Edition

    By David Challis, John Chesterman, Rosemary Luckett, Karen Stewart

    This title was first published in 2003: This book provides an evaluation of the Gateshead Community Care Scheme which was devised as an alternative to residential and hospital care for frail elderly people. An important feature of the scheme was the decentralization of control of resources to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Being Young in Super-Aging Japan

    Formative Events and Cultural Reactions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patrick Heinrich, Christian Galan

    Japan is not only the oldest society in the world today, but also the oldest society to have ever existed. This aging trend, however, presents many challenges to contemporary Japan, as it permeates all areas of life, from the economy and welfare to social cohesion and population decline. Nobody is…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12 
    Routledge

  • A Guide to Active Working in the Modern Office

    Homo Sedens in the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    By Robert Bridger

    This is a short guide on sit-stand working in the office. It reviews the research on sitting and standing at work from the 1950s to present and provides guidance for specialists, therapists, practitioners, and managers. The book is illustrated with many photos and figures, provides guidance for…

    Paperback – 2019-10-24 
    CRC Press

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