Ageing and place : perspectives, policy, practice

Gavin J. ANDREWS (Editor), David Rosser PHILLIPS (Editor)

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During recent years, an increasing amount of academic research has focused on older people with a particular emphasis on settings, places and spaces. This book provides a comprehensive review of research and the policy area of 'ageing and place'. An insightful book on an important topic, Andrews and Phillips have together edited a valuable information and reference source for those with interests in the spatial dimensions of ageing in the twenty-first century. Ranging from macro-scale perspectives on the distribution of older populations on national scales, to the meaning of specific local places and settings to older individuals, on the micro-scale, the book spans an entire range of research traditions and international perspectives.

Original languageEnglish
PublisherRoutledge Taylor & Francis Group
Number of pages252
ISBN (Electronic)9780203694510
ISBN (Print)0203694511, 9780415320443
Publication statusPublished - 10 Nov 2004


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