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Environmental gerontology

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/9781847422712.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter examines the theoretical and empirical literature on ‘the person’ and ‘the environment’. It re-evaluates the contribution of Lawton and Nahemow's (1973) Ecological Model of Ageing to ... More


Ageing in urban neighbourhoods: Place attachment and social exclusion

Allison E. Smith

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422712
eISBN:
9781447301448
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422712.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Many western nations have experienced a rise in the number of marginalised and deprived inner-city neighbourhoods. Despite a plethora of research focused on these areas, there remain few studies that ... More


Addressing erasure, microfication and social change: age-friendly initiatives and environmental gerontology in the 21st century

Jessica A. Kelley, Dale Dannefer, and Luma Issa Al Masarweh

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/9781447331315.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Chapter 4 argues for a greater awareness and understanding of how macro-level developments, such as gentrification and transnational migration, influence the creation of AFCCs. It identifies two key ... 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


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


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


The urban–rural split in ageing Australia: diverging lifecourses, diverging experiences

Rachel Winterton and Jeni Warbuton

in Population ageing from a lifecourse perspective: Critical and international approaches

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447310716
eISBN:
9781447310730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310716.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

People in urban and in rural areas live and age differently. The populations in rural areas are typically older than those in cities, which is partly due to youths and middle-agers migrating from the ... More


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