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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


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


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


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


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 manifesto for change

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/9781447331315.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Chapter 14 present a 10 point ‘Manifesto for Change’, drawing upon arguments and perspectives developed by the contributors to this book. Despite the expansion of the WHO Global Network of ... 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


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


Towards an ‘active caring community’ in Brussels

An-Sofie Smetcoren, Liesbeth De Donder, Daan Duppen, Nico De Witte, Olivia Vanmechelen, and Dominique Verté

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/9781447331315.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Chapter 6 addresses the question of how an age-friendly urban environment can support frail older people to ‘age in place’. To address this issue, the chapter presents findings from a study which ... 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


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


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


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


The age-friendly community: a test for inclusivity

Sheila Peace, Jeanne Katz, Caroline Holland, and Rebecca L. Jones

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/9781447331315.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Chapter 13 tests the inclusivity of age-friendliness for the lives of older people with sight loss living within English urban and rural communities. The chapter presents findings from an in-depth ... More


Age and gentrification in Berlin: urban ageing policy and the experiences of disadvantaged older people

Meredith Dale, Josefine Heusinger, and Birgit Wolter

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/9781447331315.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Chapter 5 examines the impact of gentrification processes in Berlin, Germany, on the distribution of older people across the city as well as the everyday experiences of ageing in socially ... More


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