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Social Divisions and Later Life: Difference, Diversity and Inequality

Chris Gilleard and Paul Higgs

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447338598
eISBN:
9781447338642
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338598.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This book is concerned with the social differences, divisions and diversity of later life. We argue that later life is no longer the marginalised category it once was. Instead, it is characterised by ... More


Social divisions and social differences

Chris Gilleard and Paul Higgs

in Social Divisions and Later Life: Difference, Diversity and Inequality

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447338598
eISBN:
9781447338642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338598.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter draws the distinction between social divisions that reflect structural patterns of inequality and social differences that express social identity and the articulation of communities of ... More


Housing precarity and advanced marginality in the UK

Kelly Bogue

in The Divisive State of Social Policy: The 'Bedroom Tax', Austerity and Housing Insecurity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447350538
eISBN:
9781447350545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350538.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter presents concluding remarks about the impacts of the Bedroom Tax. It reflects on the processes through which housing insecurity is generated and how this is playing a central role in ... More


Social division and resentment in the aftermath of the economic slump

Gabriella Elgenius

in Austerity, Community Action, and the Future of Citizenship

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447331032
eISBN:
9781447331056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331032.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The text on Social Division and Resentment in the Aftermath of the Economic Slump analyses the social repercussions of the Great Recession, engulfing the rich world in a similar fashion from 2008 ... More


Preserving Purity

Miriam Driessen

in Tales of Hope, Tastes of Bitterness: Chinese Road Builders in Ethiopia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9789888528042
eISBN:
9789882204416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528042.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The bitter taste experienced by Chinese road builders arises not only from the challenges they face in their encounters with Ethiopians, but also from a chasm between a dominant rhetoric of unity and ... More


Community and belonging

Kelly Bogue

in The Divisive State of Social Policy: The 'Bedroom Tax', Austerity and Housing Insecurity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447350538
eISBN:
9781447350545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350538.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter raises questions about the concept of ‘community’ and place attachment in the midst of neoliberal restructuring and ideas around the ‘big society’ by reflecting on the experiences of ... More


Urban Life

Ian Farrington

in Cusco: Urbanism and Archaeology in the Inka World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044330
eISBN:
9780813046327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044330.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Cusco urban society comprised ten noble lineages or panaqa, ten non-inka ayllu, and aqllakuna and yanakuna, who had been brought to Cusco to service the Sapa Inka, the nobility and the ceremonies and ... More


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