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Ageing with disability : a lifecourse perspective

Author: Eva Jeppsson-Grassman; Anna Whitaker
Publisher: Bristol : Policy Press, 2013.
Series: Ageing and the lifecourse.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats

This is the first book to address the issue of ageing after a long life with disability. It breaks new ground through its particular life course perspective, examining what it means to age with a  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eva Jeppsson-Grassman; Anna Whitaker
ISBN: 9781447305224 1447305221
OCLC Number: 885211817
Description: Online-Ressource.
Contents: Ageing with disability - An introduction ~ Eva Jeppsson Grassman and Anna Whitaker;Time, age and the failing body. A long life with disability ~ Eva Jeppsson Grassman;Disability, identity and ageing ~ Lotta Holme;Is it possible to `age successfully' with extensive physical impairments? ~ Annika Taghizadeh Larsson;Being one's illness: on mental disability and ageing ~ Per Bulow and Tommy Svensson;In the shade of disability reforms and policy - parenthood, ageing and life-long care ~ Anna Whitaker;Ageing and care among disabled couples ~ Cristina Joy Torge;Living and ageing with disability - summary and conclusion ~ Anna Whitaker and Eva Jeppsson Grassman.
Series Title: Ageing and the lifecourse.
Responsibility: edited by Eva Jeppsson Grassman and Anna Whitaker.


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