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Transport, travel and later life

Author: Charles Musselwhite
Publisher: United Kingdom : Emerald Publishing, [2018] ©2018
Series: Transport and sustainability, v. 10.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats

This book, set within a social gerontology and transport behaviour studies paradigm, examines current debates and issues around transport for older people and its relationship to health and wellbeing  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Musselwhite
ISBN: 9781787146242 1787146243
OCLC Number: 1017755635
Description: xxiv, 224 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction, Conceptualising Travel, Transport and Mobility for Older People; Charles Musselwhite. 1. Older People's Travel and Its Relationship to Their Health and Wellbeing; Roger Mackett. 2. Are Older People Safe Drivers On the Roads, Testing and Training; Kit Mitchell 3. Old Age: What Are the Main Difficulties and Vulnerabilities in The Transport Environment? Deborah Mifsud, Maria Attard And Stephen Ison 4. The Travel Needs of Older People and What Happens When People Give-Up Driving; Charles Musselwhite and Hebba Haddad 5. Public and Community Transport; Charles Musselwhite 6. Creating A Convivial Public Realm for an Ageing Population. Being A Pedestrian and The Built Environment; Charles Musselwhite 7. Cycling Beyond Your Sixties: The Role of Cycling in Later Life and How It Can Be Supported and Promoted; Tim Jones, Kiron Chatterjee, Ben Spencer and Heather Jones 8. Old Driver Needs and Issues: Using Grounded Theory to Elicit the Driving Needs of Older People; Charles Musselwhite and Hebba Haddad 9. Technologies, Education and Training to Improve Older Driver Behaviour; Charles Musselwhite 10. Virtual and Imaginative Mobility: How Do We Bring the Outside Indoors and What Happens When Mobility Is No Longer Available?; Charles Musselwhite 11. Future Transport Technologies for an Ageing Society: Practice and Policy; David Metz
Series Title: Transport and sustainability, v. 10.
Responsibility: edited by Charles Musselwhite (Swansea University, Wales, UK).


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