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  • Embracing Vulnerability

    The Implications and Challenges for Law

    Edited by Daniel Bedford, Jonathan Herring

    Providing a forum for exploration and analysis of the positive aspects of human vulnerability, this book addresses the implications and challenges for law of treating vulnerability as a condition that makes possible not only harm and suffering, but also connection, creativity, intimacy, and…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Creativity in Later Life

    Beyond Late Style

    Edited by David Amigoni, Gordon McMullan

    Hardback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Disaster Public Health and Older People

    By Emily Ying Yang Chan

    Older people face specific vulnerabilities in physical, mental and social well-being in disasters. They are likely to experience socio-economic marginalization, isolation, inaccessible information, and lack of relevant post emergency support services during disasters. On the other hand, older…

    Hardback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • Diversity and Choice in Higher Education

    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 – 2018-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Higher Education

  • Care Management in Social and Primary Health Care

    The Gateshead Community Care Scheme

    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…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Whose Body is it Anyway?

    Achieving Wellbeing Through Sport and Activity

    By Ian Wellard

    There is a widespread interest in wellbeing, the healthy body and public health. However, there are also many simplistic and uncritical interpretations of what wellbeing or a healthy body should ‘look like’. By focusing upon wellbeing through examples taken from fitness related activities, which…

    Paperback – 2018-09-25 
    Routledge

  • Ageing, Diversity and Equality - Open Access

    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 – 2018-09-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • China's Pension Reforms

    Political Institutions, Skill Formation and Pension Policy in China

    By Ke Meng

    Existing literature has looked at many factors which have shaped Chinese pension reforms. As China’s pension reform proceeds in an expanding and localizing fashion, this book argues that there is a pressing need to examine it in the context of China’s political institutions and economic…

    Hardback – 2018-08-17 
    Routledge
    China Policy Series

  • Social Security and Society

    By Victor George

    Originally published in 1973, Social Security and Society examines of the dominant forces that form the British social security system and argues that social security provision is not the result of concern felt by the dominant groups in society. Instead the book suggests that it is the result of…

    Hardback – 2018-08-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Welfare and the State

  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans* Individuals Living with Dementia

    Concepts, Practice and Rights

    Edited by Sue Westwood, Elizabeth Price

    This groundbreaking collection is the first to focus specifically on LGBT* people and dementia. It brings together original chapters from leading academics, practitioners and LGBT* individuals affected by dementia. Multi-disciplinary and international in scope, it includes authors from the UK, USA,…

    Paperback – 2018-07-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Ageing, Gender and Sexuality

    Equality in Later Life

    By Sue Westwood

    Ageing, Gender and Sexuality focuses on the experiences of older lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) individuals, in order to analyse how ageing, gender and sexuality intersect to produce particular inequalities relating to resources, recognition and representation in later life. The book adopts a…

    Paperback – 2018-07-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Ageing and Digital Games

    Uses and Perceptions of Game Play in Later Life

    By Sara Mosberg Iversen

    Digital games are often perceived as a leisure activity posed primarily at young boys, but as this volume highlights people of all ages and genders increasingly play digital games for a host of different reasons. Using new empirical data and first-hand material, Sara Mosberg Iversen examines the…

    Hardback – 2018-07-17 
    Routledge

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