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Ageing in the Mediterranean

Author: Joseph Troisi; Hans-Joachim von Kondratowitz
Publisher: Bristol ; Chicago, Ill. : Policy Press, 2013.
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This important and timely volume brings together a distinguished set of international scholars who provide rich information about the social, economic, political, and historical factors responsible  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Troisi; Hans-Joachim von Kondratowitz
ISBN: 9781447301066 1447301064
OCLC Number: 898705581
Description: xx, 384 p. : diagram ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction ~ Joseph Troisi and Hans-Joachim von Kondratowitz: Part one:Long term impact of social conceptions of ageing: Future of Demographic Regimes in South Mediterranean, Ageing and Other Implications ~ Youssef Courbage; Longevity, institutional context and family values in southern Europe ~ Pier Paolo Viazzo; Becoming Conscious of the whole "Mediterranean": Old Cleavages and Recent Developments ~ Hans-Joachim von Kondratowitz: Part two: Social spectrum of ageing in the Mediterranean: The New Risk of Dependency in Old Age and (missed) Employment Opportunities. A discussion of the Southern European model in a Comparative Perspective ~ Barbara Da Roit, Amparo Gonzalez Ferrer, and Francisco Javier Moreno Fuentes; Ageing and Employment in the Mediterranean: Old and New Challenges in the Global Crisis ~ Annamaria Simonazzi and Fiorenza Deriu; The Present and Future Health Status of Older People in the Mediterranean Region ~ Judy Triantafillou and Elizabeth Mestheneos Part three: Transnational migration as important incentive for the ageing experience: Migration, Retirement and Transnationalism around the Mediterranean Countries ~ Claudine Attias-Donfut; Migrant Care Work for Elderly Households: Trends and Developments in Italy on the Background of Global Developments ~ Chiatti C., Di Rosa M., Barbabella F., Greco C., Melchiorre M.G., Principi A., Santini S., Lamura G; Part four: The Diversity of Ageing Experiences in the South-eastern Mediterranean: Aging in Israel: Caring for Frail Older Persons ~ Esther Iecovich; Ageing in Lebanon: Evidence and Challenges ~ Nabil Kronfol and Abla Mehio Sibai; Ageing in Place in the Maltese islands ~ Joseph Troisi; New Approaches to Familialism in the Management of Social Policy for Old Age: Lessons from the Recent Reforms in Long Term Care in Portugal ~ Alexandra Lopes; Ageing in Turkey - The Peter Pan Syndrome? ~ Arun Ozgur; Ageing in the Southern Shore of the Mediterranean: The Tunisian example ~ Radhouane Gouiaa; Conclusion ~ Joseph Troisi and Hans-Joachim von Kondratowitz.
Responsibility: edited by Joseph Troisi and Hans-Joachim von Kondratowitz.


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