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Ageing through austerity : critical perspectives from Ireland

Author: Keiran Walsh; Gemma Carney; Áine Ní Léime
Publisher: Bristol : The Policy Press, 2015.
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A carefully crafted study of ageing in Ireland, one of the countries hardest hit by the Eurozone financial crisis, presenting a critical analysis of ageing and social policy in a country under tight  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Keiran Walsh; Gemma Carney; Áine Ní Léime
ISBN: 9781447316237 1447316231
OCLC Number: 910930112
Description: 1 volume ; 25 cm
Contents: Foreword ~ Alan Walker;Introduction: social policy and ageing through austerity ~ Kieran Walsh, Gemma M. Carney and Aine Ni Leime;Contextualising ageing in Ireland ~ Sheelah Connolly;Citizenship in an age of austerity: towards a constructive politics of ageing ~ Gemma M. Carney;Active ageing: social participation and volunteering in later life ~ Aine Ni Leime and Sheelah Connolly;Pension provision, gender, ageing and work in Ireland ~ Aine Ni Leime, Nata Duvvury and Aoife CallanInterrogating the 'age-friendly community' in austerity: myths, realities and the influence of place context ~ Kieran Walsh;Reframing policy for dementia in Ireland ~ Eamon O'Shea, Suzanne Cahill and Maria Pierce;Between inclusion and exclusion in later life ~ Thomas Scharf and Kieran Walsh;Conclusion: beyond austerity: critical issues for future policy ~ Gemma M. Carney, Kieran Walsh and Aine Ni Leime;Afterword: Austerity policies and new forms of solidarity ~ Chris Phillipson.
Responsibility: edited by Keiran Walsh, Gemma Carney, Áine Ní Léime.


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