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Conceptualising rural connectivities in later life

Nigel Curry, Vanessa Burholt, and Catherine Hagan Hennessy

in Countryside connections: Older people, community and place in rural Britain

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447310303
eISBN:
9781447310327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310303.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Governments promote increased social connectivity to give power and responsibility to citizens. In England and Wales this has led to many older people’s networks and active community participation by ... More


The Politics of Richard Wright: Perspectives on Resistance

Jane Anna Gordon and Cyrus Ernesto Zirakzadeh (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813175164
eISBN:
9780813175195
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175164.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Richard Wright left readers with a trove of fictional and nonfictional works about suffering, abuse, and anger in the United States and around the globe. He composed unforgettable images of ... More


Resilience and Ageing: Creativity, Culture and Community

Anna Goulding, Bruce Davenport, and Andrew Newman (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447340911
eISBN:
9781447340942
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340911.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Resilience is an area of growing interest within critical gerontology and policy agendas. This book critically reflects on ways in which cultural engagement can develop social connectivity and ... More


Oral histories and lacemaking as strategies for resilience in women’s craft groups

Anna Sznajder and Katarzyna Kosmala

in Resilience and Ageing: Creativity, Culture and Community

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447340911
eISBN:
9781447340942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340911.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter examines an ethnographic study of a women's lacemaking network in Poland. It confirms the value of craft work as both a creative and social activity and as contributing to the ... More


Mobile Music as Environmental Control and Prosocial Entertainment

James E. Katz, Katie M. Lever, and Yi-Fan Chen

in Handbook of Mobile Communication Studies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262113120
eISBN:
9780262276818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262113120.003.0027
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter focuses on mobile music players and their advantages. It shows how mobile music players such as MP3 players and iPod devices create an image of a person that he or she projects. These ... More


Critique of Active Ageing Models

Virpi Timonen

in Beyond Successful and Active Ageing: A Theory of Model Ageing

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447330172
eISBN:
9781447330219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330172.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Just as the successful ageing literature paints a picture of a successfully ageing individual and seeks to understand what constitutes such a person, active ageing language in the realm of policy ... More


The human right to health: Autonomy

Klisala Harrison

in Music Downtown Eastside: Human Rights and Capability Development through Music in Urban Poverty

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780197535066
eISBN:
9780197535103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197535066.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Taking its cue from how human rights activists frame human rights in cultural moments, this chapter begins to map how human capabilities are instrumentalized to develop human rights in the Downtown ... More


Social Confusion

Emily Talen

in Neighborhood

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190907495
eISBN:
9780190907525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190907495.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on the long-standing debate over the quest to achieve goals about social relationships via the neighborhood. Earlier in the 20th century, it was common for neighborhood ... More


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