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

Bethany Simmonds


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 and discursive trends, such as neoliberalism and globalisation, have influenced the financing and provision of health and social care for older people in Western countries including Germany, Sweden and the UK. It then goes onto discuss the impact that privatisation, ‘choice’ and competition has had on service provision, including how declining social protections have impacted upon employment practi ... More

Keywords: Neoliberalism, Globalisation, COVID-19, Comparative, Trilayer, Crisis

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9781447348597
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: May 2022 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447348597.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Bethany Simmonds, author
University of Portsmouth