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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


Conclusion: The Decline of Corporatism and the Rise of the Unfree

Aaron Allen

in Building Early Modern Edinburgh: A Social History of Craftwork and Incorporation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474442381
eISBN:
9781474453943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442381.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

The conclusion explores the long context of decline and the abolition of corporate privileges. With the transition to more liberal ideas and economic thought, we see both continuity and change for ... More


Custom, Land and Livelihood in Rural South China: The Traditional Land Law of Hong Kong's New Territories, 1744-1948

Patrick H. Hase

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139088
eISBN:
9789888180707
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139088.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Land was always at the centre of life in Hong Kong's rural New Territories: it sustained livelihoods and lineages and, for some, was a route to power. Villagers managed their land according to ... More


Centralisation of Power: Christianity and Urbanisation

Alexandra Sanmark

in Viking Law and Order: Places and Rituals of Assembly in the Medieval North

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474402293
eISBN:
9781474435260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402293.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter builds further on the idea of the constantly shifting and evolving thing site, examining in detail the modifications that took place in assembly site location and features from the late ... More


The Development of Industry and North Sea Oil in Scotland and Norway

John Bryden

in Northern Neighbours: Scotland and Norway since 1800

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748696208
eISBN:
9781474412506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696208.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This Chapter discusses the many important differences between the nature and processes of Industrialisation in Scotland and Norway from the 18th Century up to the present day. The dissferences ... 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


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


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


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


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


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-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


Population and Society in Western European Port-Cities, c. 1650–1939

Richard Lawton and Robert Lee (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853234357
eISBN:
9781846313837
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313837
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book brings together ten original papers on the population dynamics and development of Western European port cities. In a substantial overview chapter, the editors examine ‘Port Development and ... More


The Early Ottoman Era

Kenneth Morrison and Elizabeth Roberts

in The Sandžak: A History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199330652
eISBN:
9780199388219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199330652.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In this chapter the authors begin by exploring the forces that shaped the Sandžak region during the early Ottoman period, the emergence of Novi Pazar as a major Ottoman trading post, greater levels ... More


Gypsies, nomads and urbanisation: a social history

David M. Smith and Margaret Greenfields

in Gypsies and Travellers in housing: The decline of Nomadism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781847428738
eISBN:
9781447310969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428738.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter uses historical, archival and secondary sources and examines two main themes: first a historical account of the presence of Gypsies and other nomads in urban areas with a specific focus ... More


‘This Land is not for Sale’: Communists, Nationalists and the Popular Front

Allison Drew

in We are no longer in France: Communists in colonial Algeria

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090240
eISBN:
9781781707029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090240.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

In the 1930s impoverished rural Algerians swarmed into already densely-populated urban areas. The traditional medina became both ruralised and Europeanised. The new urbanites maintained tight ... More


Making of a “World-Class City”: The State and Transnational Migrant Labor

Christine B. N. Chin

in Cosmopolitan Sex Workers: Women and Migration in a Global City

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199890910
eISBN:
9780199345489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890910.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

Chapter Two discusses Kuala Lumpur’s origin as a 19th century colonial trading settlement and its late 20th century ascendance as a world city on the global arena. In the effort to address key ... More


Satellite remote sensing and anthropogenic pressures on biodiversity

Nathalie Pettorelli

in Satellite Remote Sensing and the Management of Natural Resources

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198717263
eISBN:
9780191785979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198717263.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

This chapter explores how satellite remote sensing can be employed to monitor a wide range of anthropogenic pressures which affect species and ecosystems, in both terrestrial and marine systems. ... More


‘Go to Damascus, my son’: Alawi Demographic Shifts under Ba’ath Party Rule

Fabrice Balanche

in The Alawis of Syria: War, Faith and Politics in the Levant

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190458119
eISBN:
9780190618520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190458119.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

Over the course of the twentieth century, the Syrian Alawi community experienced significant geographic and social shifts, migrating from the marginalised Alawi stronghold in Syria's largely agrarian ... More


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