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Ageing in urban neighbourhoods : place attachment and social exclusion

Author: Allison E Smith
Publisher: Bristol, UK : Policy, 2009
Series: Ageing and the lifecourse
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book addresses the shortfall in knowledge regarding older people's attachment to deprived neighbourhoods, offering a re-conceptualisation of environmental gerontology. The author examines new  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Allison E Smith
ISBN: 9781847422712 1847422713 9781847422705 1847422705
OCLC Number: 759726084
Description: vi, 242 s. : illustrations
Contents: Part one: Revisiting the person-environment fit: Environmental gerontology; Urban ageing; Ageing in deprived urban areas; Part two: Rethinking the person-environment fit: Skid Row? Optimality of 'ageing in place'; Case studies: ageing in deprived neighbourhoods; Re-conceptualising the person-environmental relationship; Refocusing the person-environment fit; The way forward: building sustainability; Influences and future challenges; Conclusion
Series Title: Ageing and the lifecourse
Responsibility: Allison E. Smith

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"....this is an excellent example of how well-crafted empirical research can make a forceful contribution to debates on environment and ageing". Andrew Clark in Ageing & Society "Some older people Read more...

 
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