From Exclusion to Inclusion in Old Age

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-09-01
  • Publisher: Policy Pr

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Evidence of widening inequalities for the aging has led to strong concerns about the many ways older adults experience social exclusion. Against the backdrop of a massive older demographic, From Exclusion to Inclusion in Old Agecasts a welcome light on the patterns and processes that either include senior citizens in or exclude them from wider society. Taking a broad international perspective, the contributors to this volume examine a host of central topics important to understanding the lives of seniors, from globalization, age discrimination, and human rights to intergenerational relationships, poverty, and migration. Essential reading for anyone interested in aging issues, this book is key to understanding the interplay between institutions, policies, and the people they affect.

Table of Contents

List of tables and figuresp. vi
Acknowledgementsp. vii
Notes on contributorsp. viii
Forewordp. x
Social exclusion in later life: a global challengep. 1
Globalisation, economic recession and social exclusion: policy challenges and responsesp. 17
International migration: patterns and implications for exclusion in old agep. 33
Social inclusion of older people in developing countries: relations and resourcesp. 51
Exclusion from material resources: poverty and deprivation among older people in Europep. 71
Social inclusion of elders in familiesp. 89
The impact of changing value systems on social inclusion: an Asia-Pacific perspectivep. 109
Age discrimination as a source of exclusion in Europe: the need for a human rights plan for older personsp. 125
Towards inclusive built environments for older adultsp. 145
Revisiting social exclusion of older adultsp. 163
Indexp. 171
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