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Public places and age

Holland, Caroline (2015). Public places and age. In: Twigg, Julia and Martin, Wendy eds. Routledge Handbook of Cultural Gerontology. Routledge International Handbooks. Abingdon: Routledge, pp. 455–462.

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Abstract

The chapter explores how older people may experience public places. For everyone there are physical, social and legal constraints on what spaces are 'public' and 'open', but for older people there are also specific considerations and often disincentives to being in public places at certain times and in certain ways.

Item Type: Book Section
Copyright Holders: 2015 Julia Twigg and Wendy Martin
ISBN: 0-415-63114-9, 978-0-415-63114-3
Keywords: places; spaces; public; age; ageing; older people
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS)
Item ID: 44189
Depositing User: Caroline Holland
Date Deposited: 28 Aug 2015 12:14
Last Modified: 07 Dec 2018 10:34
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/44189
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