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From exclusion to inclusion in old age
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From exclusion to inclusion in old age: A global challenge

Thomas Scharf and Norah C. Keating

Abstract

Evidence of widening inequalities in later life raises concerns about the ways in which older adults might experience forms of social exclusion. Such concerns are evident in all societies as they seek to come to terms with the unprecedented ageing of their populations. Taking a broad international perspective, the contributors to this book cast light on patterns and processes that either place groups of older adults at risk of exclusion or are conducive to their inclusion. Leading international experts challenge traditional understandings of exclusion in relation to ageing, drawing attention t ... More

Keywords: Ageing, Older people, Social exclusion, Social inclusion, Global trends

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9781847427731
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: January 2013 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781847427731.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Thomas Scharf, editor

Norah C. Keating, editor

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