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Age-friendly cities and communities : a global perspective

Author: Tine Buffel; Sophie Handler; Chris Phillipson
Publisher: Bristol, UK ; Chicago, IL, ISA : Policy Press, 2019.
Series: Ageing in a global context.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This important book provides a comprehensive survey of different strategies for developing age-friendly communities, and the extent to which older people themselves can be involved in the co-production of age-friendly policies and practices.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tine Buffel; Sophie Handler; Chris Phillipson
ISBN: 1447331346 9781447331346 1447331311 9781447331315
OCLC Number: 1057305764
Description: xii, 300 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Part One:Age-friendly cities and communities; background, theory and development Introduction ~ Tine Buffel, Sophie Handler and Chris Phillipson;The development of age-friendly cities and communities ~ Samuele Remillard-Boilard;Neighbourhood change, social inequalities and age-friendly communities ~ Fleur Thomese,Tine Buffel and Chris Phillipson;Addressing erasure, microfication and social change: age-friendly initiatives and environmental gerontology in the 21st century ~ Jessica A. Kelley, Dale Dannefer and Luma Issa Al Masarweh;Part Two: Case studies from Europe, Asia and Australia;Age and gentrification in Berlin: urban ageing policy and the experiences of disadvantaged older people ~ Meredith Dale, Josefine Heusinger and Birgit Wolter;Towards an "active caring community" in Brussels ~ An-Sofie Smetcoren, Liesbeth De Donder, Daan Duppen, Nico De Witte, Olivia Vanmechelen and Dominique Verte;Exploring the age-friendliness of Hong Kong: opportunities, initiatives and challenges in an ageing Asian city ~ David Phillips, Jean Woo, Francis Cheung, Moses Wong and Pui Hing Chau;Creating an age-friendly county in Ireland: stakeholders' perspectives on implementation ~ Bernard McDonald, Thomas Scharf and Kieran Walsh;Implementing age-friendly cities in Australia ~ Hal Kendig, Cathy Gong and Lisa Cannon;Part Three: Age-friendly policies, urban design and a manifesto for change;From representation to active ageing in a Manchester neighbourhood: designing the age-friendly city ~ Stefan White and Mark Hammond;Alternative age-friendly initiatives: redefining age-friendly design ~ Sophie Handler;Developing age-friendly policies for cities: strategies, challenges and reflections ~ Paul McGarry;The age-friendly community: a test for inclusivity ~ Sheila Peace, Jeanne Katz, Caroline Holland and Rebecca L. Jones;Age-friendly cities and communities: a manifesto for change ~ Tine Buffel, Sophie Handler and Chris Phillipson.
Series Title: Ageing in a global context.
Responsibility: edited by Tine Buffel, Sophie Handler and Chris Phillipson.

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