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Ageing and later life

Author: Julia Johnson; Robert Slater; Open University.
Publisher: London ; Thousand Oaks : Sage Publications, 1993.
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Examines the range of issues raised by ageing in contemporary society. This collection combines academic and practitioner analysis with personal accounts. It aims to reflect the diverse nature of the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Collected Works
études diverses
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ageing and later life.
London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, 1993
(OCoLC)624322018
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Julia Johnson; Robert Slater; Open University.
ISBN: 9780803989658 0803989652 9780803989665 0803989660
OCLC Number: 29795186
Notes: "In association with the Open University."
Credits: On t.p.: Open University.
Description: xi, 369 pages : illustrations
Contents: Introduction PART ONE: PERSONAL ACCOUNTS Look Me In the Eye - Barbara MacDonald Coming Out of the Age Closet - Maxine Myers The Ageing of Mary Berenson - Bill Bytheway Home From Home? - Evan Marsh Mrs Hatter - Janet Ford and Ruth Sinclair Mr and Mrs Cosgrove - Jeremy Seabrook Epilogue to - Agatha Christie An Autobiography PART TWO: IMAGES AND IDENTITY Old Age in Crime Fiction - Mike Hepworth A Cream Cracker Under the Settee - Alan Bennett Have the Men Had Enough? - Margaret Forster The Photographic Image - Kathleen Woodward Ageing with a Disability - Gerry Zarb Ageing and Cultural Stereotypes of Older Women - Jay Ginn and Sara Arber Ageing and Ethnicity - Ken Blakemore PART THREE: ILL-HEALTH AND WELL-BEING The Health of Older Asians - Liam Donaldson and Marie Johnson Osteoporosis in Women - Jean Shapiro Depression in Later Life - Elaine Murphy Frames of Reference for an Understanding of Dementia - Tom Kitwood Love, Sex and Aging - Edward M Brecher Age Discrimination in Health Care - Melanie Henwood PART FOUR: INTERVENTION AND THERAPY Does Group Living Work? - Julia Johnson A Holistic Approach in the Ward - Helen Passant Elderly People, Their Medicines and Their Doctors - Drugs and Therapeutics Bulletin Assessing Risk - Alison Norman Vulnerable to Abuse - Olive Stevenson Baffle Locks - Grainne Sheridan In Whose Best Interest? Freedom to Wander - Peter Blackburn PART FIVE: POWER AND CONTROL Obstacles to the Development of User-Centred Services - Tim Booth Rest Assured - Leonie Kellaher and Sheila Peace New Moves in Quality Assurance for Residential Care A Powerhouse for Change - Phyllida Parsloe and Olive Stevenson Empowering Users Approaches to Advocacy - Chris Phillipson The Pensioners' Movement - Andrew Blaikie Federation, Consolidation, Fragmentation, 1938-48 On Being a Woman in the Pensioners' Movement - Zelda Curtis PART SIX: CONCEPTS AND VALUES Ageism - Julia Johnson and Bill Bytheway Concept and Definition 'Us' and 'Them'? Feminist Research, Community Care and Disability - Jenny Morris Philosophical Perspectives on Quality of Life - Andrew Sixsmith Religion and Aging - David O Moberg Gerontological Approaches to Quality of Life - Beverley Hughes Measuring Quality of Life - Michael Bury and Anthea Holme PART SEVEN: POLICY AND POLITICS Ideology and the Private Sector of Welfare - Roy Parker Housing and Community Care - Robin Means Workers versus Pensioners - Paul Johnson, Christoph Conrad and David Thompson The New Prospects for Retirement - Michael Young and Tom Schuller Older People in Europe - Alan Walker and Jens Alber Social and Economic Policies PART EIGHT: PASTS Born 1898 - Mark Abrams A Brief Group Biography Oral History as a Social Movement - Joanna Bornat Reminiscence and Older People History of Migration to the United Kingdom - John Young and James George Glimpses of a Lost History - Paul Thompson Social Services for Elderly People - Robin Means From Beveridge to Thatcher The Historical Development of Geriatric Medicine as a Specialty - Helen Evers History of Old Age in Western Culture and Society - George Minois PART NINE: FUTURES The Politics of Age - Russell A Ward Ageing in Developing Countries - Alex Kalache Has it Got Anything to Do with Us? Paths for Future Population Ageing - Jill Grigsby Can We Survive the World Revolution? - Alexander King and Bertrand Schneider
Responsibility: edited by Julia Johnson and Robert Slater.
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