Ageing in urban neighbourhoods : place attachment and social exclusion (Book, 2009) []
skip to content
Ageing in urban neighbourhoods : place attachment and social exclusion Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

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

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...


(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...


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


Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"....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...

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...


Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.