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From exclusion to inclusion in old ageA global challenge$
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Thomas Scharf and Norah C. Keating

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9781847427731

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: January 2013

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781847427731.001.0001

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Revisiting social exclusion of older adults

Revisiting social exclusion of older adults

(p.163) Ten Revisiting social exclusion of older adults
From exclusion to inclusion in old age

Norah Keating

Thomas Scharf

Policy Press

In a concluding chapter, Norah Keating and Thomas Scharf synthesise the key arguments raised by contributing authors to the book. They also identify a number of cross-cutting issues that merit closer reflection by researchers. In a forward-looking piece, the authors highlight a number of challenges that lie ahead in relation to the risks of exclusion faced by ageing adults around the world. Responding to such challenges, with the goal of promoting greater inclusion in later life, should represent a goal for policy makers, practitioners and the research community.

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

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