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Ageing and intergenerational relations: Family reciprocity from a global perspective

Misa Izuhara (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422057
eISBN:
9781447301424
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422057.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

With socio-economic and demographic changes taking place in contemporary societies, new patterns of family relations are forming partly due to significant family changes, value shifts, precariousness ... More


Ageing in a consumer society: From passive to active consumption in Britain

Ian Rees Jones

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348821
eISBN:
9781447301431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348821.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Targeted as ‘grey consumers’, people retiring now participated in the creation of the post-war consumer culture. These consumers have grown older, but have not stopped consuming. Based on extensive ... More


Cohort, generation and time

Ian Rees Jones, Martin Hyde, Christina R. Victor, Richard D. Wiggins, Chris Gilleard, and Paul Higgs

in Ageing in a consumer society: From passive to active consumption in Britain

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348821
eISBN:
9781447301431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348821.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter talks about the theoretical underpinnings of the concepts of cohorts, generation, and time, while referencing the work of Mannheim and others. The analysis that is presented in this ... More


Inclusive housing in an ageing society: Innovative approaches

Sheila Peace and Caroline Holland (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342638
eISBN:
9781447302582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342638.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

The housing problems of older people in one's society are highly topical because of the growing number of retired people in the population and, especially, the yet-to-come increasing number of ‘very ... More


Inclusive housing

Caroline Holland and Sheila M. Peace

in Inclusive housing in an ageing society: Innovative approaches

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342638
eISBN:
9781447302582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342638.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Inclusive housing allows individuals to take part fully in their preferred mode of life. This chapter discusses the concept of inclusive housing: what it means, what it implies, and what it demands. ... More


Ageing and faith: trajectories across the lifespan

Peter G. Coleman, Marie A. Mills, and John H. Spreadbury

in Belief and ageing: Spiritual pathways in later life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424600
eISBN:
9781447301530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424600.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter examines the issue of spiritual development with age. It argues that if it is true that people's spiritual needs intensify with age, this should be better recognised and catered for by ... More


Critical perspectives on ageing societies

Miriam Bernard and Thomas Scharf

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/9781861348906.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

It is an interest in ageing with explicit critical gerontological focus that provides a unique set of understandings about ageing and later life in the 21st century. This chapter describes critical ... More


Justice between generations: the recent history of an idea

Harry R. Moody

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/9781861348906.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Picking up the issues raised about critical gerontology in general, this chapter explores these issues from a North American vantage point: highlighting how anxiety about population ageing arises ... More


The way forward – building sustainability

Allison E. Smith

in Ageing in urban neighbourhoods: Place attachment and social exclusion

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422712
eISBN:
9781447301448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422712.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter aims to refocus the direction of environmental gerontology by examining the current policy context and ‘preparedness’ of nations to address the aspirations of an increasingly ageing ... More


Conclusion

Allison E. Smith

in Ageing in urban neighbourhoods: Place attachment and social exclusion

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422712
eISBN:
9781447301448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422712.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter draws on the key themes raised within each of the three parts of the book — revising, rethinking, and refocusing the person-environment fit. It details the contribution of the book to ... More


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