ISBN-10:
0803989660
ISBN-13:
9780803989665
Pub. Date:
03/07/1994
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Ageing and Later Life / Edition 1

Ageing and Later Life / Edition 1

by Julia Johnson, Robert Slater

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ISBN-13: 9780803989665
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 03/07/1994
Series: Published in association with The Open University Series , #1
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
PART ONE: PERSONAL ACCOUNTS
Look Me In the Eye - Barbara Mac Donald
Coming Out of the Age Closet - Maxine Myers
The Ageing of Mary Berenson - Bill Bytheway
Home From Home? - Evan Marsh
Mrs Hatter - Janet Ford and Ruth Sinclair
Mr and Mrs Cosgrove - Jeremy Seabrook
Epilogue to - Agatha Christie
An Autobiography
PART TWO: IMAGES AND IDENTITY
Old Age in Crime Fiction - Mike Hepworth
A Cream Cracker Under the Settee - Alan Bennett
Have the Men Had Enough? - Margaret Forster
The Photographic Image - Kathleen Woodward
Ageing with a Disability - Gerry Zarb
Ageing and Cultural Stereotypes of Older Women - Jay Ginn and Sara Arber
Ageing and Ethnicity - Ken Blakemore
PART THREE: ILL-HEALTH AND WELL-BEING
The Health of Older Asians - Liam Donaldson and Marie Johnson
Osteoporosis in Women - Jean Shapiro
Depression in Later Life - Elaine Murphy
Frames of Reference for an Understanding of Dementia - Tom Kitwood
Love, Sex and Aging - Edward M Brecher
Age Discrimination in Health Care - Melanie Henwood
PART FOUR: INTERVENTION AND THERAPY
Does Group Living Work? - Julia Johnson
A Holistic Approach in the Ward - Helen Passant
Elderly People, Their Medicines and Their Doctors - Drugs and Therapeutics Bulletin
Assessing Risk - Alison Norman
Vulnerable to Abuse - Olive Stevenson
Baffle Locks - Grainne Sheridan
In Whose Best Interest?
Freedom to Wander - Peter Blackburn
PART FIVE: POWER AND CONTROL
Obstacles to the Development of User-Centred Services - Tim Booth
Rest Assured - Leonie Kellaher and Sheila Peace
New Moves in Quality Assurance for Residential Care
A Powerhouse for Change - Phyllida Parsloe and Olive Stevenson
Empowering Users
Approaches to Advocacy - Chris Phillipson
The Pensioners' Movement - Andrew Blaikie
Federation, Consolidation, Fragmentation, 1938-48
On Being a Woman in the Pensioners' Movement - Zelda Curtis
PART SIX: CONCEPTS AND VALUES
Ageism - Julia Johnson and Bill Bytheway
Concept and Definition
'Us' and 'Them'? Feminist Research, Community Care and Disability - Jenny Morris
Philosophical Perspectives on Quality of Life - Andrew Sixsmith
Religion and Aging - David O Moberg
Gerontological Approaches to Quality of Life - Beverley Hughes
Measuring Quality of Life - Michael Bury and Anthea Holme
PART SEVEN: POLICY AND POLITICS
Ideology and the Private Sector of Welfare - Roy Parker
Housing and Community Care - Robin Means
Workers versus Pensioners - Paul Johnson, Christoph Conrad and David Thompson
The New Prospects for Retirement - Michael Young and Tom Schuller
Older People in Europe - Alan Walker and Jens Alber
Social and Economic Policies
PART EIGHT: PASTS
Born 1898 - Mark Abrams
A Brief Group Biography
Oral History as a Social Movement - Joanna Bornat
Reminiscence and Older People
History of Migration to the United Kingdom - John Young and James George
Glimpses of a Lost History - Paul Thompson
Social Services for Elderly People - Robin Means
From Beveridge to Thatcher
The Historical Development of Geriatric Medicine as a Specialty - Helen Evers
History of Old Age in Western Culture and Society - George Minois
PART NINE: FUTURES
The Politics of Age - Russell A Ward
Ageing in Developing Countries - Alex Kalache
Has it Got Anything to Do with Us?
Paths for Future Population Ageing - Jill Grigsby
Can We Survive the World Revolution? - Alexander King and Bertrand Schneider

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