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What is the future of old age? How will families, services, and economies adapt to an older population? Such questions often provoke extreme and opposing answers: some see ageing populations as having the potential to undermine economic growth and prosperity; others see new and exciting ways of living in old age. The Futures of Old Age places these questions in the context of social and political change, and assesses what the various futures of old age might be.
Prepared by the British Society of Gerontology, The Futures of Old Age brings together a team of leading international gerontologists from the United Kingdom and United States, drawing on their expertise and research. The book's seven sections deal with key contemporary themes including: population ageing; households and families; health; wealth; pensions; migration; inequalities; gender and self; and identity in later life.
|Item Type:||Book Chapter|
|Copyright Holders:||2006 Sage Publications|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS)|
|Depositing User:||Katy Gagg|
|Date Deposited:||11 Mar 2010 15:17|
|Last Modified:||04 Oct 2016 10:35|
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