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Rural ageingA good place to grow old?$
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Norah Keating

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9781861349019

Published to University Press Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781861349019.001.0001

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Crossing borders: lifecourse, rural ageing and disability

Crossing borders: lifecourse, rural ageing and disability

Chapter:
(p.11) Two Crossing borders: lifecourse, rural ageing and disability
Source:
Rural ageing
Author(s):

Tamara Daly

Gordon Grant

Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781861349019.003.0002

This chapter talks about the lifecourse perspectives that contribute to an understanding of ageing and disability in rural places. It sheds some light on key assumptions about ageing, disability and rural places, and starts with a brief outline of the progress of literature from a lifecycle to a lifecourse framework. It identifies lifecourse theoretical advances that are related to disability and ageing in rural places. The chapter also addresses the way questions on ageing and disability in rural places can challenge present lifecourse analytic boundaries. It ends with a deconstruction of the notions of time, agency and location in time and space, as they relate to rural ageing and disability.

Keywords:   lifecourse, perspectives, key assumptions, lifecycle framework, lifecourse framework, theoretical advances, analytic boundaries

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