Diverse Perspectives on Aging in a Changing World

1st Edition

Gillian Joseph

Routledge
Published October 12, 2016
Reference - 246 Pages - 21 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138195479 - CAT# Y227170
Series: Routledge Studies in Health and Social Welfare

USD$165.00

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Summary

Focusing on under-researched aspects of social, economic and political change, this volume offers fresh insights into aging, older people and their families. It combines an international and interdisciplinary approach. Chapters explore the contexts in which family roles, institutional practices, public policies and social and cultural discourses evolve, connecting analyses of aging issues and policy development with sound research practices, as well as previously-ignored gaps in professional practice. 

Topics covered include politics and policy, health and social care, culture and migration, urban and rural sociology, gender studies, technology and economics. The book will be of particular interest to students and researchers in gerontology, community development, geography and population studies, along with researchers and professionals in physiotherapy, nursing and social work.

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