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Older people in law and society

Author: Jonathan Herring
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Many believe we are facing a demographic time bomb, with an aging population and a decreasing working population. This text analyses the conflicting ways in which the population and the law view this problem and presents possible solutions, highlighting the need to protect whilst empowering older people.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Herring
ISBN: 9780199229024 0199229023 9780199565177 0199565171
OCLC Number: 262889431
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxvii, 368 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Ageism and age discrimination --
Capacity, incapacity, and old age --
Carers --
Elder abuse --
Older people and financial issues --
Grandparenthood --
Older people and healthcare --
Inheritance --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Jonathan Herring.
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