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Health and care in ageing societies: A new international approach

Liz Lloyd


In the context of global ageing societies, there are few challenges to the underlying assumption that policies should promote functional health and independence in older people and contain the costs of care. This important book offers such a challenge. It provides a critical analysis of the limitations of contemporary policies and calls for a fuller understanding of the relationship between health and care throughout the life-course. Located within the tradition of the feminist ethic of care, the book provides a fresh insight into global policy debates and the impact that these have on people' ... More

Keywords: Ageing, Life-course, Health, Care, Global policies, Ethics of care

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9781861349194
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: January 2013 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781861349194.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Liz Lloyd, author