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The New Dynamics of Ageing Volume 1

Alan Walker (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447314721
eISBN:
9781447314745
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447314721.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This is the first of two volumes arising from the ground-breaking New Dynamics of Ageing Research Programme. While the Programme produced many scientific papers and several project-based books this ... More


In Search of the Muse: Memories of Love and Lyrics for Imaginary People

Joseph M. Hassett

in W.B. Yeats and the Muses

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199582907
eISBN:
9780191723216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582907.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Chapter 6 explores the fascinating transition in Yeats's relationship with his Muse that accompanied the subsidence of his wife's role as an oracle and the fading of the erotic dimension of their ... More


Ageing with disability: A lifecourse perspective

Eva Grassman and Anna Whitaker

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447305224
eISBN:
9781447310907
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305224.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This is the first book to address the issue of ageing after a long life with disability. It breaks new ground through its particular lifecourse perspective, examining what it means to age with a ... More


Age-Friendly Cities and Communities: A Global Perspective

Tine Buffel, Sophie Handler, and Chris Phillipson (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447331315
eISBN:
9781447331339
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331315.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

The book provides a comprehensive analysis of research and policies examining the development of age-friendly cities and communities. The chapters examine the theoretical assumptions behind the idea ... More


Health and care in ageing societies: A new international approach

Liz Lloyd

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781861349194
eISBN:
9781447307600
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349194.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

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 ... More


Ageing through austerity: Critical perspectives from Ireland

Keiran Walsh, Gemma M. Carney, and Áine Ní Léime (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447316237
eISBN:
9781447316244
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316237.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Demographic ageing is identified as a global challenge with significant social policy implications across local, national and international contexts. The 2008 economic crisis and related austerity ... More


From exclusion to inclusion in old age: A global challenge

Thomas Scharf and Norah C. Keating (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847427731
eISBN:
9781847427731
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427731.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Evidence of widening inequalities in later life raises concerns about the ways in which older adults might experience forms of social exclusion. Such concerns are evident in all societies as they ... More


Social contact between grandparents and older grandchildren: a three-generation perspective

Katharina Mahne and Oliver Huxhold

in Contemporary grandparenting: Changing family relationships in global contexts

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847429681
eISBN:
9781447307624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429681.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This study analyzes how often grandparents in Germany interact with their grandchildren aged 16 and over. It takes a three-generation perspective and explores the individual contribution of every ... More


Housing and cities: toward what future?

Josef W. Konvitz

in Cities and Crisis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992903
eISBN:
9781526103970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992903.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Problems in housing markets trigged the crisis of 2007-08. Housing policies which treated housing in relation to macro-economic trends and finance failed in many countries. Housing has been used as a ... More


Ageing in the Mediterranean

Joseph Troisi and Hans-Joachim von Kondratowitz (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447301066
eISBN:
9781447311393
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301066.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

At a time of extreme globalisation Ageing in the Mediterranean fills a key void in international literature on ageing societies. This important and timely volume brings together a distinguished set ... More


An intelligent Scotland: Professor Sir Godfrey Thomson and the Scottish Mental Surveys of 1932 and 1947: Joint British Academy / British Psychological Society Lecture read 17 October 2012

Ian J. Deary

in British Academy Lectures 2012-13: Published in the online Journal of the British Academy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265666
eISBN:
9780191771927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265666.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

In the first half of the paper the focus is historical on the work of Professor Sir Godfrey Thomson (1881–1955). In particular, new primary sources are described and illustrated. The principal new ... More


Towards inclusive built environments for older adults

Atiya Mahmood and Norah Keating

in From exclusion to inclusion in old age: A global challenge

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847427731
eISBN:
9781847427731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427731.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

The built environment, encompassing people's homes and the immediate neighbourhoods and communities that surround the home, represents an important context for older people's inclusion or exclusion. ... More


Introduction

Alan Walker

in The New Dynamics of Ageing Volume 1

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447314721
eISBN:
9781447314745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447314721.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter introduces the book by, first, providing an overview of the New Dynamics of Ageing Programme, which comprised a total of 35 projects covering most of the major issues of ageing from a ... More


Conclusion

Alan Walker

in The New Dynamics of Ageing Volume 1

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447314721
eISBN:
9781447314745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447314721.003.0017
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter concludes the book by first extracting the key findings from each of the preceeding chapters. This provides a unique summary of the major policy-orientated implications of one half of ... More


The development of age-friendly cities and communities

Samuèle Rémillard-Boilard

in Age-Friendly Cities and Communities: A Global Perspective

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447331315
eISBN:
9781447331339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331315.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Chapter 2 provides an overview of the contributing factors which have led to the development of Age-Friendly Cities and Communities (AFCC). It focuses on the influence of the World Health ... More


Ageing memory: ageing memories

Fergus I. M. Craik

in Inside Psychology: A science over 50 years

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199228768
eISBN:
9780191696336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228768.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter examimes developments in the study of ageing memory during the past fifty years. It suggests that the field of cognitive ageing was significantly influence by Donald Broadbent's ... More


Ageing in Tunisia

Radhouane Gouiaa and Abla Mehio Sibai

in Ageing in the Mediterranean

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447301066
eISBN:
9781447311393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301066.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Tunisia, a middle-income country in the Arab Maghreb region north of the African continent, has one of the highest percentages of elderly persons aged 65 and above among Arab countries. Similar to ... More


Action men

Lisa Purse

in Contemporary Action Cinema

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638178
eISBN:
9780748670857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638178.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The chapter introduces and historicises the key debates about the male action hero, before offering an extended investigation of the representation of the male action hero in contemporary action ... More


Towards a new sociology of ageing: from structured dependency to critical gerontology

Chris Phillipson

in Fighting poverty, inequality and injustice: A manifesto inspired by Peter Townsend

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427151
eISBN:
9781447302353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427151.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter assesses Peter's role as the founder in the UK of the sociology of ageing and his influence on the development of critical gerontology. It notes that the article published in the first ... More


Progress in gerontology: where are we going now?

Tony Warnes and Judith Phillips

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/9781861348906.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter reviews progress in critical gerontology from a British perspective. Drawing on an examination of the first 25 years of the journal Ageing and Society, together with a case study of the ... More


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