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Ageing and later life

Author: Julia Johnson
Publisher: London u.a. : Sage, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publView all editions and formats

Ageing and Later Life reflects the diverse nature of the subject by taking a multidisciplinary approach including literary, historical, sociological, policy, psychological, philosophical and clinical  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Julia Johnson
ISBN: 0803989652 9780803989658 0803989660 9780803989665
OCLC Number: 260160185
Description: XI, 369 S. : graph. Darst., Kt.
Contents: IntroductionPART ONE: PERSONAL ACCOUNTSLook Me In the Eye - Barbara MacDonaldComing Out of the Age Closet - Maxine MyersThe Ageing of Mary Berenson - Bill BythewayHome From Home? - Evan MarshMrs Hatter - Janet Ford and Ruth SinclairMr and Mrs Cosgrove - Jeremy SeabrookEpilogue to - Agatha ChristieAn AutobiographyPART TWO: IMAGES AND IDENTITYOld Age in Crime Fiction - Mike HepworthA Cream Cracker Under the Settee - Alan BennettHave the Men Had Enough? - Margaret ForsterThe Photographic Image - Kathleen WoodwardAgeing with a Disability - Gerry ZarbAgeing and Cultural Stereotypes of Older Women - Jay Ginn and Sara ArberAgeing and Ethnicity - Ken BlakemorePART THREE: ILL-HEALTH AND WELL-BEINGThe Health of Older Asians - Liam Donaldson and Marie JohnsonOsteoporosis in Women - Jean ShapiroDepression in Later Life - Elaine MurphyFrames of Reference for an Understanding of Dementia - Tom KitwoodLove, Sex and Aging - Edward M BrecherAge Discrimination in Health Care - Melanie HenwoodPART FOUR: INTERVENTION AND THERAPYDoes Group Living Work? - Julia JohnsonA Holistic Approach in the Ward - Helen PassantElderly People, Their Medicines and Their Doctors - Drugs and Therapeutics BulletinAssessing Risk - Alison NormanVulnerable to Abuse - Olive StevensonBaffle Locks - Grainne Sheridan In Whose Best Interest?Freedom to Wander - Peter BlackburnPART FIVE: POWER AND CONTROLObstacles to the Development of User-Centred Services - Tim BoothRest Assured - Leonie Kellaher and Sheila Peace New Moves in Quality Assurance for Residential CareA Powerhouse for Change - Phyllida Parsloe and Olive Stevenson Empowering UsersApproaches to Advocacy - Chris PhillipsonThe Pensioners' Movement - Andrew Blaikie Federation, Consolidation, Fragmentation, 1938-48On Being a Woman in the Pensioners' Movement - Zelda CurtisPART SIX: CONCEPTS AND VALUESAgeism - Julia Johnson and Bill Bytheway Concept and Definition`Us' and `Them'? Feminist Research, Community Care and Disability - Jenny MorrisPhilosophical Perspectives on Quality of Life - Andrew SixsmithReligion and Aging - David O MobergGerontological Approaches to Quality of Life - Beverley HughesMeasuring Quality of Life - Michael Bury and Anthea HolmePART SEVEN: POLICY AND POLITICSIdeology and the Private Sector of Welfare - Roy ParkerHousing and Community Care - Robin MeansWorkers versus Pensioners - Paul Johnson, Christoph Conrad and David ThompsonThe New Prospects for Retirement - Michael Young and Tom SchullerOlder People in Europe - Alan Walker and Jens Alber Social and Economic PoliciesPART EIGHT: PASTSBorn 1898 - Mark Abrams A Brief Group BiographyOral History as a Social Movement - Joanna Bornat Reminiscence and Older PeopleHistory of Migration to the United Kingdom - John Young and James GeorgeGlimpses of a Lost History - Paul ThompsonSocial Services for Elderly People - Robin Means From Beveridge to ThatcherThe Historical Development of Geriatric Medicine as a Specialty - Helen EversHistory of Old Age in Western Culture and Society - George MinoisPART NINE: FUTURESThe Politics of Age - Russell A WardAgeing in Developing Countries - Alex Kalache Has it Got Anything to Do with Us?Paths for Future Population Ageing - Jill GrigsbyCan We Survive the World Revolution? - Alexander King and Bertrand Schneider
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