The Future of Ageing in Europe

Making an Asset of Longevity

Editors: Walker, Alan (Ed.)

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  • Brings together for the first time all of the major policy challenges of ageing in one volume, making this text the key point of reference for anyone interested in the future of ageing in Europe, from students to policy makers
  • Features contributions from the leading researchers in the field
  • Foregrounds the current consequences of population ageing and provides a collective framework for future policy change
  • Uses cutting-edge scientific approaches to investigate later life from multiple disciplinary perspectives
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This book provides the most comprehensive analysis available of the challenges created by Europe’s ageing population. Grounded in state-of-the-art scientific assessments by leading European researchers, the book is strongly policy focused. Indeed this book contains a detailed account of the policies required across a broad field, from economic sustainability and extending working lives, to healthy ageing, technological innovation, long term care and political citizenship, for the successful adaptation to the challenges of ageing in Europe and globally. It is a policy manifesto to ensure that the future of ageing in Europe is transformed into a highly beneficial one for both citizens and societies.

About the authors

Alan Walker is Professor of Social Policy and Social Gerontology at the University of Sheffield, UK. He has been researching and writing on aspects of ageing and social policy for more than 40 years. He has directed several major national and European research programmes and projects. In 2007 he was given Lifetime Achievement Awards by both the Social Policy Association and the British Society of Gerontology. In 2011 he was awarded the European Association of Gerontology’s first Medal and Honorary Diploma for Advances in Gerontology and Geriatrics (Social and Behavioural Sciences). He was the Economic and Social Research Councils’ first Impact Champion in 2013, was appointed CBE for Services to Social Science in 2014, and made a Fellow of the Gerontology Society of American in 2016.

Table of contents (11 chapters)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

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eBook 118,99 €
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Future of Ageing in Europe
Book Subtitle
Making an Asset of Longevity
Editors
  • Alan Walker
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-981-13-1417-9
DOI
10.1007/978-981-13-1417-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-13-1416-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 328
Number of Illustrations
26 b/w illustrations
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