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Environment and ageing

Peace, Sheila; Werner-Wahl, Hans; Oswald, Frank and Mollenkoph, Heidrun (2007). Environment and ageing. In: Bond, John; Peace, Sheila; Dittmarr-Kohli, Freya and Westerhof, Gerben eds. Ageing in Society: European Perspectives on Gerontology. London, UK: Sage Publications, pp. 209–234.

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Abstract

Collaboration between the UK and Germany. This chapter situates European research in environmental gerontology within developing theoretical perspectives. Discussion also focuses on physical, social and psychological aspects of the environment utilising cross-national research. One of eight research based contributions to the first European edition of Ageing in Society with an editorial team from Newcastle University, The Open University and the University of Nijmegen, Netherlands who established writing partnerships between British and European researchers.

Item Type: Book Chapter
ISBN: 1-4129-0020-4, 978-1-4129-0020-1
Extra Information: Third Edition supported by the British Society of Gerontology this is the main text for research, teaching and practice in gerontology.
Keywords: Environmental Gerontology; Person-Environment Fit; Meaning of home; Assistive technology; Transport and Ageing; Environmental Meaning.
Academic Unit/Department: Health and Social Care > Health and Social Care
Item ID: 7611
Depositing User: Sheila Peace
Date Deposited: 17 Sep 2007
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 19:59
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/7611
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