Critical Perspectives on Ageing Societies

Critical Perspectives on Ageing Societies

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ISBN-13: 9781861348906
Publisher: Policy Press at the Univ of Bristol
Publication date: 05/16/2007
Pages: 185
Product dimensions: (w) x (h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author


Miriam Bernard, School of Criminology, Education, Sociology and Social Work, Keele University and Thomas Scharf, School of Criminology, Education, Sociology and Social Work, Keele University

Table of Contents


Critical perspectives on ageing societies ~ Miriam Bernard and Thomas Scharf
Critical gerontology: reflections for the 21st century ~ Martha B. Holstein and Meredith Minkler
Using human rights to defeat ageism: dealing with policy-induced 'structured dependency' ~ Peter Townsend
The remedicalisation of later life ~ Robin Means
Narratives as agents of social change: a new direction for narrative gerontologists ~ Ruth E. Ray
Redressing the balance? The participation of older people in research ~ Mo Ray
Revisiting The Last Refuge: present day methodological challenges ~ Julia Johnson, Sheena Rolph and Randall Smith
The road to an age-inclusive society ~ Bill Bytheway, Richard Ward, Caroline Holland and Sheila Peace
Justice between generations: the recent history of an idea ~ Harry R. Moody
Progress in gerontology: where are we going now? ~ Tony Warnes and Judith Phillips

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