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Housing pathways in later life

David Clapham

in The meaning of housing: A pathways approach

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346384
eISBN:
9781447303893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346384.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter explores the pathways approach by focusing on the later stages of a housing pathway and examining the experience of housing in later life. The primary focus of this chapter is on the ... More


Older people, low income and place: making connections in rural Britain

Shane Doheny and Paul Milbourne

in Countryside connections: Older people, community and place in rural Britain

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447310303
eISBN:
9781447310327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310303.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The chapter provides a critical exploration of the situations and experiences of older people living on low income in different rural places in England and Wales. It draws on evidence from a survey ... More


Connecting with older people as project stakeholders: lessons for public participation and engagement in rural research

Simon Evans, Ray Jones, and Janet Smithson

in Countryside connections: Older people, community and place in rural Britain

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447310303
eISBN:
9781447310327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310303.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter gives an overview of policy and practice for public participation and engagement in England and Wales, and explores the rationale for adopting a participative approach to research. It ... More


Retirement and ageing

Madhu Satsangi, Nick Gallent, and Mark Bevan

in The rural housing question: Community and planning in Britain's countrysides

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423856
eISBN:
9781447303985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423856.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

An ageing society posits challenges and opportunities for Britain's countrysides. In the rural areas, the rate of ageing is faster than in towns and cities. Although urban centres are believed to ... More


Rural connectivity and older people’s leisure participation

Catherine Hagan Hennessy, Yvette Staelens, Gloria Lankshear, Andrew Phippen, Avril Silk, and Daniel Zahra

in Countryside connections: Older people, community and place in rural Britain

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447310303
eISBN:
9781447310327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310303.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The potential of older people’s participation in leisure activities as a means of creating community capital is an expanding focus of research by gerontologists although to date the leisure ... More


Deep mapping and rural connectivities

Jane Bailey, Iain Biggs, and Daniel Buzzo

in Countryside connections: Older people, community and place in rural Britain

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447310303
eISBN:
9781447310327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310303.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The chapter explores the role of deep mapping in interdisciplinary research – where interdisciplinarity is seen as a source of creative tension – specifically as concerned with rural older adults’ ... More


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