From Exclusion to Inclusion in Old Age: A Global Challenge (Ageing and the Lifecourse)

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Evidence of widening inequalities in later life raises concerns about the ways in which older adults might experience forms of social exclusion. Such concerns are evident in all societies as they seek to come to terms with the unprecedented ageing of their populations. Taking a broad international perspective, this highly topical book casts light on patterns and processes that either place groups of older adults at risk of exclusion or are conducive to their inclusion. Leading international experts challenge traditional understandings of exclusion in relation to ageing in From Exclusion to Inclusion in Old Age. They also present new evidence of the interplay between social institutions, policy processes, personal resources and the contexts within which ageing individuals live to show how this shapes inclusion or exclusion in later life. Dealing with topics such as globalisation, age discrimination and human rights, intergenerational relationships, poverty, and migration, the book is essential reading for anyone interested in ageing issues.

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An international perspective on ageing, dealing with topics such as globalisation, age discrmination and human rights, intergenerational relationships, and migration. It uncovers the patterns across contexts that either place groups of older adults at risk of social exclusion or that might be conducive to inclusion.

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Thomas Scharf is professor of social gerontology and director of the Irish Centre for Social Gerontology at National University of Ireland and author or editor of several books, including Critical Perspectives on Ageing Societies, also published by the Policy Press. 



Norah Keating is professor and codirector of Research on Ageing, Policies and Practice at the University of Alberta and the author or editor of several books, including Rural Ageing, also published by the Policy Press. 

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