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  • 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 – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • Poverty Among Older People and Pensions Policy in the EU

    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 
    Routledge
    Public Policy and Social Welfare

  • Realising Participation

    Elderly People as Active Users of Health and Social Care

    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 
    Routledge

  • Caring for Older People

    An Assessment of Community Care in the 1990s

    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 
    Routledge

  • Economic Well-Being of the Elderly

    A Comparison Across Five European Countries

    By Nada Stropnik

    Edited by Tine Stanovnik

    Providing an in-depth analysis of the economic well-being of the elderly across five European countries - UK, Austria, Hungary, Poland and Slovenia - this book offers an assessment of the performance of national social security systems in terms of income provision for the elderly. Each country…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge

  • Sexual Violence Against Older People

    By Hannah Bows

    Although feminist research on sexual violence has been an area of academic study since the late 1970s, much of this research has centred on younger women who are statistically more at risk of experiencing sexual violence. The result has been that older women have been largely ignored, or even…

    Hardback – 2018-12-30 
    Routledge
    Victims, Culture and Society

  • Creativity in Later Life

    Beyond Late Style

    Edited by David Amigoni, Gordon McMullan

    This collection begins with two premises: that our understanding of the nature and forms of creativity in later life remains limited and that dialogue between specialists in gerontology, the arts and humanities can produce the crucial new insights that are so obviously needed. Representing the…

    Hardback – 2018-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Narratives of Dementia

    Ethics, Ageing, Politics

    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. The volume contributes to key critical and ethical debates in its analysis of some of the many literary…

    Hardback – 2018-12-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Social Death

    Questioning the life-death boundary

    Edited by Jana Králová, Tony Walter

    Social death occurs when the social existence of a person or group ceases. With an individual, it can occur before or after physical death. Scholars in a wide range of disciplines have applied the concept to very diverse issues – including genocide, slavery, dementia, hospitalisation, and…

    Paperback – 2018-12-09 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Issues in Social Science

  • Aging in the Family

    By George E. Dickinson, Brenda S. Sanders

    With a rapidly aging population throughout the world, the issue of larger percentages of older adults has repercussions for both policy and the job market. Whether a university student about to seek a full-time job or someone as a caregiver for an older person, Aging in the Family should enhance…

    Paperback – 2018-11-23 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Whose Body is it Anyway?

    A sociological reflection upon fitness and wellbeing

    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

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