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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


Participatory budgeting for culture: handing power to communities?

Phil Jones

in Cultural Intermediaries Connecting Communities: Revisiting Approaches to Cultural Engagement

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447344995
eISBN:
9781447345046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447344995.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The concept of participatory budgeting was developed as a means of bypassing corrupt local elites and creating better governance in developing countries. Applied in the global north, it attempts to ... 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


From representation to active ageing in a Manchester neighbourhood: designing the age-friendly city

Stefan White and Mark Hammond

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/9781447331315.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Chapter 10 explores what it means to use a ‘capability’ approach to designing an age-friendly city, including its potential for offering new ways of producing and occupying physical and social ... 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


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