Ageing and Gerontology - All titles
Expanding our Imagination
By bringing attention to the way that ethnicity and race have been addressed in research on ageing and old age, with a focus on health inequalities, health and social care, intergenerational relationships and caregiving, this book proposes how research can be developed in an ethnicity astute and diversity informed manner.
This book highlights how the social experience of caring for, and relating to, a parent in later life has a significant impact on the adult child.
Personal Perspectives and Historical Developments
This landmark critical review of five decades of gerontology research, theory, policy and practice highlights key developments and current issues in the subject. It draws on interviews with dozens of influential academics to place the UK’s achievements in an international context, and considers where thinking in the field of ageing might go next.
Understanding Insecurity and Risk in Later Life
This edited collection develops an exciting new approach to understanding the changing cultural, economic and social circumstances facing different groups of older people.
This exciting collection presents an in-depth, up-to-date analysis of the unprecedented phenomenon of increasing numbers of grandparents worldwide, co-existing and interacting for longer periods of time with their grandchildren.
Materialities and Embodiments
What does it mean to age in an ageist society? Applying interdisciplinary perspectives about everyday life to vital issues in older people’s lives, this is a critical guide to inform thinking and planning our ageing futures.
Multidisciplinary International Perspectives
This edited collection examines ageing, gender, and sexualities from multidisciplinary and geographically diverse perspectives and looks at how these factors combine with other social divisions to affect experiences of ageing.
Learning from older people
This book provides an engaging analysis of how older people manage the ageing experience and gives the reader an insight into what this means for policy and practice.
Critical and International Approaches
This much-needed volume, part of the Ageing and the Lifecourse series, combines insights from different disciplines and real-life experiences to argue that the lifecourse perspective helps us understand causes and effects of population ageing.
Pushing forward new sociological theory, this book explores the theoretical and practical issues raised by ageing, and the associated problems of mental and physical frailty in later life.
Time and Ageing Bodies
This ground-breaking study of the baby boomer generation reflects the intersection of time, ageing, body and identity to give a nuanced and enlightened understanding of the ageing process.
Critical Reflections from the Social Sciences
Researching the Lifecourse features methods linking time, space and mobilities and provides practitioners with practical detail in each chapter. It covers the full lifecourse and includes innovative methods and case study examples from different European and North American contexts.