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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


Exploring civil society through a lifecourse approach

Sally Power

in Civil Society through the Lifecourse

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447354833
eISBN:
9781447354857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447354833.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This introductory chapter outlines why this book is important. Drawing on Glen Elder’s work, it outlines five of the key principles of the lifecourse approach and how these apply to civil and ... More


Civil society through the lifecourse

Sally Power

in Civil Society through the Lifecourse

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447354833
eISBN:
9781447354857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447354833.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter, Sally Power, has three main purposes. Firstly, it summarises the principal findings from each of the contributing chapters in order to identify any cross-cutting findings. Secondly, it ... More


The life course, inequalities and mental health in later life

Alisoun Milne

in Mental Health in Later Life: Taking a Life Course Approach

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447305729
eISBN:
9781447311904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305729.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Chapter 3 explores the contribution of the lifecourse approach and social gerontology to understanding mental health outcomes in later life. It also explores the role played by health and social ... More


Health Equity and the Societal Determinants of Health

Anne-Emanuelle Birn, Yogan Pillay, and Timothy H. Holtz

in Textbook of Global Health

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199392285
eISBN:
9780199392315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199392285.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

Operationalizing our political economy of health framework, this chapter introduces the role of societal determinants and determination of health (SDOH) in producing health and disease at multiple, ... More


Introduction

Rose Lindsey, John Mohan, Sarah Bulloch, and Elizabeth Metcalfe

in Continuity and Change in Voluntary Action: Patterns, Trends and Understandings

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447324836
eISBN:
9781447324850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324836.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

This chapter sets the scene for the book by noting the political and policy salience of issues around voluntary action in contemporary Britain before providing an overview of the literature on how ... More


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