Growing Older in Europe
By (author) Alan Walker
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Growing Older in Europe by Alan Walker
Book DescriptionThis book provides a comprehensive picture of quality of life in old age in five very different European Union countries. Based on systematic review of the evidence in Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Sweden and the UIKL by leading national experts the volume constitutes a unique resource for anyone interested in ageing in Europe. As well as covering all the most important issues concerning quality in later life, including physical and mental health, the environments of ageing, employment and income, family and support networks and participation and social integration, each chapter follows a standard format to ensure maximum accessibility of the material presented and comparisons between the countries. A comparative framework is provided in the introductory chapter which also places the five countries in their broad European context. The research evidence contained in this volume has never been available previously in the one place and, therefore, it represents a unique contribution to the literature. The book is intended as a companion volume to the others in the Growing Older series providing the only comparative European perspective. This comparative analysis shows that many similar quality of later life issues are being faced by older people in different EU countries but that the policy and service contexts are quite different, as are the research traditions.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780335215133
(91mm x 60mm x 7mm)
Imprint: Open University Press
Publisher: Open University Press
Publish Date: 1-Dec-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Alan Walker
Alan Walker is Professor of Social Policy at the University of Sheffield, Director of the GBP3.5 million ESRC Growing Older Programme, and Director of the UK National Collaboration on Ageing research. He is also Research Director for the Social Sciences Division in Sheffield University, and has published three previous books with Open University Press: Changing Services for Older People (1996), Ageing Europe (1996) and The Politics of Old Age in Europe (1999). Lars Andersson, Stockholm Gerontology Research Center, Stockholm Sweden Beitske Bouwman, Department of Social Cultural Studies, section Social Gerontology, Free University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Kees Knipscheer, Department of Social Cultural Studies, section Social Gerontology, Free University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Giovanni Lamura, INRCA, Department of Gerontological Research, Ancona, Italy http://www.inrca.it/CES/CVenglish.pdf Annemarie Peters, Department of Social Cultural Studies, section Social Gerontology, Free University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Francesca Polverini, INRCA, Department of Gerontological Research, Ancona, Italy Monika Reichert, Institute for Gerontology at the University of Dortmund, Dortmund, Germany - htm>http://www.fb12.uni-dortmund.de/stat/soziologie/Soziologie.htm Carol Walker, Department of Policy Studies, University of Lincolnshire and Humberside Manuela Weidekamp-Maicher, Institute for Gerontology at the University of Dortmund, Dortmund, Germany - http://www.uni-dortmund.de/FFG
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