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  • The Law and Older People

    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 – 2015-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Ageing, Community, and Neoliberal Governance

    By Buck Rosenberg

    As the social and economic pressures of an ageing population mount - combined with the neo-liberal state’s retreat from its social welfare obligations - industrial societies are shifting the costs of ageing onto individuals themselves. Senior citizens are increasingly required to take personal…

    Hardback – 2015-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Ageing, Gender, and Illness in Anglophone Literature

    Narrating Age in the Bildungsroman

    By Heike Hartung

    This study establishes age as a category of literary history, delineating age in its interaction with gender and narrative genre. Based on the historical premise that the view of ageing as a burden emerges as a specific narrative in the late eighteenth century, the study highlights how the changing…

    Hardback – 2015-12-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Ageing, Wellbeing and Climate Change in the Arctic

    An interdisciplinary analysis

    Edited by Päivi Naskali, Marjaana Seppänen, Shahnaj Begum

    The Arctic and its unique natural resources have become objects of increasing concern. Rapid climate change and ageing of the population are transforming the living conditions in the region. This translates into an urgent need for information that will contribute to a better understanding of these…

    Hardback – 2015-11-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • Embodying Gender and Age in Speculative Fiction

    A Biopsychosocial Approach

    By Derek J. Thiess

    Following scholarship on gender in science fiction, this book explores the limits of considering age as a social construction, positing that an acknowledgement of aged bodies necessarily changes the way we read both age and science fiction. The volume employs contemporary clinical psychology, the…

    Hardback – 2015-11-02 
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Aging in World History

    By David G. Troyansky

    In Aging in World History, David G. Troyansky presents the first global history of aging. At a time when demographic aging has become a source of worldwide concern, and more people are reaching an advanced age than ever before, the history of old age helps us understand how we arrived at the…

    Paperback – 2015-10-16 
    Routledge
    Themes in World History

  • Transnational Aging

    Current Insights and Future Challenges

    Edited by Vincent Horn, Cornelia Schweppe

    This book focuses on the diverse interrelationships between aging and transnationality. It argues that the lives of older people are increasingly entangled in transnational contexts on the social as well as the cultural, economic and political levels. Within these contexts, older people both…

    Hardback – 2015-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Transnationalism

  • Ageing Resource Communities

    New frontiers of rural population change, community development and voluntarism

    Edited by Mark Skinner, Neil Hanlon

    Throughout the world’s hinterland regions, people are growing old in resource-dependent communities that were neither originally designed nor presently equipped to support an ageing population. This book provides cutting edge theoretical and empirical insights into the new phenomenon resource…

    Hardback – 2015-09-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Towards Human Rights in Residential Care for Older Persons

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Helen Meenan, Nicola Rees, Israel Doron

    People are leading significantly longer lives than previous generations did, and the proportion of older people in the population is growing. Residential care for older people will become increasingly necessary as our society ages and, we will require more of it. At this moment in time, the rights…

    Hardback – 2015-08-25
    Routledge

  • Social Welfare in Asia

    Edited by John Dixon, Hyung Shik Kim

    First published in 1985, this book analyses social welfare in the major countries of Asia, at that time. For each country it considers the ideological framework underlying the social welfare system and describes the historical development of both the system and the political and socio-economic…

    Hardback – 2015-08-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Comparative Social Welfare

  • Social Welfare in Africa

    Edited by John Dixon

    First published in 1987, this book analyses social welfare in the major countries of Africa, at that time. For each country it considers the ideological framework underlying the social welfare system and describes the historical development of both the system and the political and socio-economic…

    Hardback – 2015-08-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Comparative Social Welfare

  • Ageing in Contexts of Migration

    Edited by Ute Karl, Sandra Torres

    Population ageing and the globalisation of international migration are challenging the research agendas of social scientists around the world, and posing numerous challenges for policy makers and practitioners whose goal is to formulate and design high-quality and user-friendly policies and…

    Hardback – 2015-08-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

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