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Ageing and the Crisis in Health and Social CareGlobal and National Perspectives

Ageing and the Crisis in Health and Social Care: Global and National Perspectives

Bethany Simmonds

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781447348597
eISBN:
9781447348757
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348597.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Developing a trilayer analysis of global, national and individual perspectives, this book examines ageing and the health and social care crisis. It begins with an examination of how broad structural ... More

Desexualisation in Later LifeThe Limits of Sex and Intimacy

Desexualisation in Later Life: The Limits of Sex and Intimacy

Paul Simpson, Paul Reynolds, and Trish Hafford-Letchfield (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781447355465
eISBN:
9781447355519
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447355465.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This multi-disciplinary volume brings together international scholarship from across cultural studies, humanities and social sciences. It involves critical review of a comparatively neglected issue – ... More

Disability and AgeingTowards a Critical Perspective

Disability and Ageing: Towards a Critical Perspective

Ann Leahy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781447357155
eISBN:
9781447357193
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447357155.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

The book explores how older people experience physical or sensory disability, taking a critical approach to gerontology. It also draws on critical disability studies, aspects of medical sociology and ... More

Sex and Diversity in Later LifeCritical Perspectives

Sex and Diversity in Later Life: Critical Perspectives

Trish Hafford-Letchfield, Paul Simpson, and Paul Reynolds (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781447355403
eISBN:
9781447355458
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447355403.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Despite increased awareness of sexual diversity, older people's accounts of sex and intimacy remain marginalised. This edited volume addresses diversity in sexual and intimate experience in later ... More

Aging People, Aging PlacesExperiences, Opportunities and Challenges of Growing Older in Canada

Aging People, Aging Places: Experiences, Opportunities and Challenges of Growing Older in Canada

Maxwell Hartt, Samantha Biglieri, Mark Rosenberg, and Sarah Nelson (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781447352563
eISBN:
9781447352655
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447352563.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

How well do the places where we live support the wellbeing of older adults? The Canadian population is growing older and is reshaping the nation's economic, social and cultural future. However, the ... More

Social Divisions and Later LifeDifference, Diversity and Inequality

Social Divisions and Later Life: Difference, Diversity and Inequality

Chris Gilleard and Paul Higgs

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447338598
eISBN:
9781447338642
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338598.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This book is concerned with the social differences, divisions and diversity of later life. We argue that later life is no longer the marginalised category it once was. Instead, it is characterised by ... More

Mental Health in Later LifeTaking a Life Course Approach

Mental Health in Later Life: Taking a Life Course Approach

Alisoun Milne

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447305729
eISBN:
9781447311904
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305729.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Focusing on mental health rather than mental illness, this book adopts a life course approach to understanding mental health and wellbeing in later life. Drawing together material from the fields of ... More

Precarity and AgeingUnderstanding Insecurity and Risk in Later Life

Precarity and Ageing: Understanding Insecurity and Risk in Later Life

Amanda Grenier, Chris Phillipson, and Richard A. Settersten Jr (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447340850
eISBN:
9781447340904
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340850.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This book examines some of the challenges facing older people, given a context of rising life expectancy, cuts to the welfare state, and widening economic and social inequalities. It explores ... More

Ethnicity and Old AgeExpanding Our Imagination

Ethnicity and Old Age: Expanding Our Imagination

Sandra Torres

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447328117
eISBN:
9781447328131
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328117.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This book’s starting point is the notion of theorising and the fact that, because scholarship at the intersection of ethnicity, race and old age has stagnated, we are in dire need of inquiries that ... More

The New Dynamics of Ageing Volume 2

The New Dynamics of Ageing Volume 2

Alan Walker (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447314783
eISBN:
9781447314806
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447314783.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This is the second volume arising from the ground-breaking New Dynamics of Ageing Research Programme. While the Programme produced many scientific papers and several project-based books this (and its ... More

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