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  • The Law and Older People

    1st Edition

    By John Williams

    This book looks at the historical background to the law's approach to ageing, focusing on questions such as: Has the law promoted ageism?  How well has the law protected older people against discrimination, abuse and social exclusion? How effective will new prohibitions on age…

    Paperback – 2019-07-02 

  • Ageism

    Past, Present, and Future, 1st Edition

    By Tay K. McNamara, John B. Williamson

    Ageism: Past, Present, and Future presents perspectives for understanding ageism and puts ageism in the context of specific social institutions. McNamara and Williamson uniquely provide a number of complementary ways to understanding ageism, including social and psychological theories of ageism,…

    Paperback – 2019-05-22 

  • Aging A-Z

    Concepts Toward Emancipatory Gerontology, 1st Edition

    By Carroll L. Estes, Nicholas DiCarlo

    This provocative, intellectually charged treatise serves as a concise introduction to social gerontology, examining multiple dimensions of persistent and hotly debated topics around age, aging, the life course, and the roles of power, politics, culture, economics, and communications. Critical…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07 
    Aging and Society

  • Final Journeys

    Migrant End-of-life Care and Rituals in Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alistair Hunter, Eva Soom Ammann

    A recurring theme of the public discourse on immigration in Europe today is that migrants are primarily young people, of working age. Against this short-sighted view, the main contribution of this book is to propose that processes of ageing and dying constitute a critical juncture in the settlement…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 

  • Sexual Violence Against Older People

    1st Edition

    By Hannah Bows

    Research on sexual violence has been a growing area of academic study since the 1970s. However, the focus of these efforts has centred on younger women, leaving older women largely ignored from research. This book presents data from the first UK study to examine the extent, nature and impacts of…

    Hardback – 2019-03-22 
    Victims, Culture and Society

  • 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 – 2019-03-05 
    Research in Ethnic and Migration Studies

  • The Shifting Global World of Youth and Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mabel Ann Brown

    The Shifting Global World of Youth and Education explores how increasing migration and population changes are having an unprecedented impact on global education. Given that the number of children of migrant background is growing internationally, there is a need for increasing awareness of the…

    Paperback – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

  • International and Interdisciplinary Insights into Evidence and Policy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Linda Hantrais, Ashley Thomas Lenihan, Susanne MacGregor

    Contributors to this highly original book address the many questions raised by researchers and policymakers about the complex and often uneasy relationship between evidence and policy from an international and interdisciplinary perspective. They explore both the institutions acting as evidence…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Contemporary Issues in Social Science

  • 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 – 2019-01-02
    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
    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

  • 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

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