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The state in ageing Canada: from old-age policies to lifecourse policies

Kathrin Komp and Patrik Marier

in Population ageing from a lifecourse perspective: Critical and international approaches

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447310716
eISBN:
9781447310730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310716.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Due to population ageing, old age policies have gained increasing attention over the last few decades. For example, many countries reformed their pension systems and their long-term care regulations ... More


The politics of old age: Older people's interest organisations and collective action in Ireland

Doyle Martha

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719090479
eISBN:
9781781707692
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090479.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The politics of old age in the twenty-first century is contentious, encompassing ideological debates about how old age is conceptualised and the rights and welfare entitlements of individuals in ... More


Justice, Care, and the Elderly

Daniel Engster

in Justice, Care, and the Welfare State

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198719564
eISBN:
9780191788659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198719564.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The elderly population is growing significantly in all Western countries, bringing to the fore questions about society’s obligations to older persons. Yet, most political philosophers have had ... More


The Political, Economic and Social Policy Context

Martha Doyle

in The politics of old age: Older people's interest organisations and collective action in Ireland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719090479
eISBN:
9781781707692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090479.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter 4 provides a historical overview of the ideological evolution of social policy in Ireland and the contemporary politics of old age in Ireland. It provides an introduction into the development ... More


Introduction: Contextualising the ‘Politics of Old Age’

Martha Doyle

in The politics of old age: Older people's interest organisations and collective action in Ireland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719090479
eISBN:
9781781707692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090479.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter 1 contextualizes the study of older people’s interest organisations within the evolving politics of old age. It explores the evolving relationship between old age, the welfare state and the ... More


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