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Ageing with disability: A lifecourse perspective

Eva Grassman and Anna Whitaker

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447305224
eISBN:
9781447310907
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305224.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This is the first book to address the issue of ageing after a long life with disability. It breaks new ground through its particular lifecourse perspective, examining what it means to age with a ... More


Ageing with disability: An introduction

Eva Jeppsson Grassman and Anna Whitaker

in Ageing with disability: A lifecourse perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447305224
eISBN:
9781447310907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305224.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter presents background and an introduction to the lifecourse- and ageing approach of the book. With focus on biography, ageing, and long lives with disability, the key questions of the book ... More


Living and ageing with disability: Summary and conclusion

Anna Whitaker and Jeppsson Grassman

in Ageing with disability: A lifecourse perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447305224
eISBN:
9781447310907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305224.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter provides a summary and concluding remarks on some salient themes that have been examined in the previous chapters. For example the chapter discusses the relevance of the lifecourse ... More


Time, age and the failing body: A long life with disability

Eva Jeppsson Grassman

in Ageing with disability: A lifecourse perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447305224
eISBN:
9781447310907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305224.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter focuses on the long life with disability and the impact of age and time on the shaping of this lifecourse. The discussion builds on results from a prospective study in which a group of ... More


Competing Discourses on Value and Quality of Human Life

Smitha Nizar

in The Contradiction in Disability Law: Selective Abortions and Rights

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199466658
eISBN:
9780199087174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466658.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The theological, ethical, and legal philosophies that value the inherent worth of human life and contradict selection and elimination of human beings have been studied in this chapter. The legal ... More


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