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The Three Stages of Transition and Dignity

Monika Renz, Mark Kyburz, and John Peck

in Dying: A Transition

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231170888
eISBN:
9780231540230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170888.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Dying as a transition consists of three distinctive stages: pre-transition, transition itself, post-transition. These stages and the particular experiences of dignity in each are explained and ... More


Metaphors of Transition

Monika Renz, Mark Kyburz, and John Peck

in Dying: A Transition

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231170888
eISBN:
9780231540230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170888.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

The many metaphors used by the dying are interpreted as an analogical symbolic language from our dream-consciousness (C.G. Jung, St.Grof), in contradiction to our everyday logical rational thinking ... More


The Sites of Transition: Fear, Struggle, Acceptance, Family Processes, Maturation

Monika Renz, Mark Kyburz, and John Peck

in Dying: A Transition

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231170888
eISBN:
9780231540230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170888.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Five important factors of dying processes (fear, struggle, denial and acceptance, family processes, maturation) are explained and related to the main process of transition. The transitional process ... More


Revisiting rural ageing

Norah Keating

in Rural ageing: A good place to grow old?

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349019
eISBN:
9781447303299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349019.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter explores the main sets of findings on rural places and beliefs, the processes of ageing and on the ‘best fit’ between these places, processes and the contexts in which rural people grow ... More


Redressing the balance? The participation of older people in research

Mo Ray

in Critical perspectives on ageing societies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348906
eISBN:
9781447302001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348906.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter explores the participation of older people in mainstream research from the perspectives of both researchers and older citizen participants. It argues for the real involvement of older ... More


The policy process in health and care

Liz Lloyd

in Health and care in ageing societies: A new international approach

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781861349194
eISBN:
9781447307600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349194.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter focuses on policies as continuous processes, characterised by conflicts of interest and the unequal exercise of power. It is argued that the presentation of demographic trends as a ... More


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