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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


Introduction – social policy andageing through austerity

Kieran Walsh, Gemma M. Carney, and Áine Ní Léime

in Ageing through austerity: Critical perspectives from Ireland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447316237
eISBN:
9781447316244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316237.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter establishes the key arguments for this book, locating the text amidst significant knowledge gaps concerning the intersection of ageing, social policy and austerity. The chapter proposes ... More


Globalisation, economic recession and social exclusion: policy challenges and responses

Chris Phillipson

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/9781847427731.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Set within the context of the global economic recession initiated by the collapse of major international financial institutions in 2008, Chris Phillipson assesses the ways in which processes arising ... More


Interrogating the ‘age-friendly community’ in austerity: myths, realities and the influence of place context

Kieran Walsh

in Ageing through austerity: Critical perspectives from Ireland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447316237
eISBN:
9781447316244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316237.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

As a means of strengthening older people’s environmental relationships the age-friendly concept has been applied to communities, cities and larger regions. In the current economic climate, however, ... More


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