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Social class in later life : power, identity and lifestyle

Author: Marvin Formosa; Paul Higgs
Publisher: Bristol, UK : Policy Press, 2013
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Social class in later life: Power, identity and lifestyle provides the most up-to-date collection of new and emerging research relevant to contemporary debates on the relationship between class, culture, and later life
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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marvin Formosa; Paul Higgs
ISBN: 9781447300588 1447300580 9781447300571 1447300572
OCLC Number: 990339824
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 190 pages) illustrations
Contents: Introduction / Marvin Formosa and Paul Higgs --
Social class structures and social mobility: the background context / Wendy Bottero --
Ageing and class in a globalised world / Chris Phillipson --
Measuring social class in later life / Alexandra Lopes --
Social class, age and identity in later life / Martin Hyde and Ian Rees Jones --
Class, pensions and old-age security / Elizangela Storelli and John B. Williamson --
Class and health inequalities in later life / Ian Rees Jones and Paul Higgs --
Class, care and caring / Christina Victor --
Social work, class and later life / Trish Hafford-Letchfield --
The changing significance of social class in later life / Paul Higgs and Marvin Formosa
Responsibility: edited by Marvin Formosa and Paul Higgs

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