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Demographic outlook of ageing in the Mediterranean, 1950–2050

Joseph Troisi

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/9781447301066.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

One of the most significant phenomena of the twentieth century has been Population Ageing. This demographic phenomenon poses unique challenges to every society. The links between demography and the ... More


Implementing age-friendly cities in Australia

Hal Kendig, Cathy Gong, and Lisa Cannon

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/9781447331315.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Chapter 9 focuses on the challenges and opportunities associated with implementing age-friendly approaches in Australia. In this chapter, Hal Kendig, Cathy Gong and Lisa Cannon review the evolution ... More


Developing age-friendly policies for cities: strategies, challenges and reflections

Paul McGarry

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/9781447331315.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Chapter 12 charts the evolution of the Age-Friendly Manchester programme and, more broadly, explores how the UK government’s ageing policies and strategies have developed since the late 1990s, ... 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


Creating an age-friendly county in Ireland: stakeholders’ perspectives on implementation

Bernard McDonald, Thomas Scharf, and Kieran Walsh

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/9781447331315.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Chapter 8 examines the dynamics of the implementation process of an age-friendly county programme in one of the participating counties in Ireland, County Fingal. The chapter integrates the views of ... More


Exploring the age-friendliness of Hong Kong: opportunities, initiatives and challenges in an ageing Asian city

David R. Phillips, Jean Woo, Francis Cheung, Moses Wong, and Pui Hing Chau

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/9781447331315.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Chapter 7 provides a comprehensive overview of age-friendly approaches and developments in Hong Kong. The chapter first considers the possibilities of learning lessons from other large Asia-Pacific ... More


Introduction

Tine Buffel, Sophie Handler, and Chris Phillipson

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/9781447331315.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

The first chapter provides an introduction to the book. It starts with sketching the background for developing age-friendly cities and communities. It then presents the aims and key research ... More


Alternative age-friendly initiatives: redefining age-friendly design

Sophie Handler

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/9781447331315.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Chapter 11 identifies new and creative ways in which architects, artists and designers might be drawn into debates around age-friendly urban practice. The chapter describes the way in which current ... 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


Neighbourhood change, social inequalities and age-friendly communities

Fleur Thomése, Tine Buffel, and Chris Phillipson

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/9781447331315.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Chapter 3 places the debate about AFCCs within a sociological context and explore the links between ‘community’ on the one side, and the idea of ‘age-friendliness’ on the other. The chapter draws ... More


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