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  • Ageism

    Past, Present, and Future

    By Tay McNamara, John Williamson

    Ageism: Past, Present, and Future impartially outlines the history, current state, and potential new directions of ageism in the United States and globally. McNamara and Williamson uniquely address the complex ways in which cultural beliefs about older adults, economic conditions, and public policy…

    Paperback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge

  • Whose Body is it Anyway?

    Achieving Wellbeing Through Sport and Activity

    By Ian Wellard

    Whose Body is it Anyway? explores contemporary understandings of the body in order to highlight the conflicting ways in which it is considered in different contexts, times and spaces, either as the possession of the individual or that of society (or both). The book explores these ideas through the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Ethnomorality of Care

    Migrants and their Aging Parents

    By Anna Kordasiewicz, Agnieszka Radziwinowiczówna, Weronika Kloc-Nowak

    What happens when the parents of migrants age and need care in mobile and aging societies? Ethnomorality of Care acts as a window in sharing how physical distance challenges family-centered elderly care by juxtaposing transnational families with non-migrant families. A novel approach that explores…

    Hardback – 2018-07-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Transnationalism

  • Being Young in Super-Aging Japan

    Formative Events and Cultural Reactions

    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…

    Hardback – 2018-05-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Key Variables in Social Investigation

    Edited by Robert Burgess

    Key Variables in Social Investigation encourages sociologists and other social scientists to think about the conceptual and empirical problems of using and evaluating key variables in social research. The book contains reviews of ten major variables: age; gender; race and ethnicity; health and…

    Hardback – 2018-05-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: British Sociological Association

  • Rethinking Social Inequality

    Edited by David Robbins, Lesley Caldwell, Graham Day, Karen Jones, Hilary Rose

    Originally published in 1982, Rethinking Social Inequality is a collection of essays looking at the breadth of contemporary work in social inequality. The book focuses on inequality as a central project of sociological enquiry, and is unified by the overarching rejection of a distributional notion…

    Hardback – 2018-05-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: British Sociological Association

  • Critical Gerontology Comes of Age

    Advances in Research and Theory for a New Century

    Edited by Chris Wellin

    Critical Gerontology Comes of Age reflects on how baby boomers, caretakers, and health professionals are perceiving and adapting to historical, social, political, and cultural changes that call into question prior assumptions about aging and life progression. Through an exploration of earlier and…

    Paperback – 2018-05-04 
    Routledge

  • Age, Gender and Sexuality through the Life Course

    The Girl in Time

    By Susan Pickard

    Age, Gender and Sexuality through the Life Course argues that the gendered structure of temporality (defined in the dual sense of everyday time as well as age and stage of life) is a key factor underpinning the stalling of the gender revolution. Taking as its central focus the idealised young woman…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

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