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Ageing in the Mediterranean

Joseph Troisi and Hans-Joachim von Kondratowitz


At a time of extreme globalisation Ageing in the Mediterranean fills a key void in international literature on ageing societies. This important and timely volume brings together a distinguished set of international scholars who provide rich information about the social, economic, political, and historical factors responsible for shaping ageing policy in the Mediterranean region. It is a regional handbook that highlights the idiosyncrasies of overlapping ageing issues in one particular territory and presents a range of key issues and concerns including migration, care-giving, employment, and he ... More

Keywords: Ageing, Ageing policy, Social policy, Intergenerational contacts, Mediterranean, migration, care-giving, health care, employment, Elder health and care

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Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9781447301066
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: May 2014 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447301066.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Joseph Troisi, editor

Hans-Joachim von Kondratowitz, editor

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Part I The Mediterranean region: its social fabric

Part II Comparisons and diversity in employment, health and care: ageing in the Mediterranean

Part III Mobilising Care Support: Transnational Dynamics in Mediterranean Welfare Societies

Eleven Migrant care work for elderly households in Italy

Carlos Chiatti, Mirko DiCarlos Rosa, Francesco Barbabella, Cosetta Greco, Maria Gabriella Melchiorre, Andrea Principi, Sara Santini, and Giovanni Lamura

Part IV Constraints and complexities in ageing societies of the Southern Mediterranean

Fifteen Ageing in Lebanon: evidence and challenges

Nabil Kronfol, and Abla Mehio Sibai

Sixteen Ageing in Tunisia

Radhouane Gouiaa, and Abla Mehio Sibai


Joseph Troisi, and Hans-Joachim von Kondratowitz

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