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Aspects of ageing
 — essays on social policy and old age
Author(s)Michael Bury, John Macnicol
PublisherRoyal Holloway & Bedford New College, London, 1990
Pages181 pp (Social policy papers no 3)
SourceDept. of Social Policy and Social Science, Royal Holloway and Bedford New College, Egham Hill, Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX
KeywordsAgeing process ; Social policy.
AnnotationThis book explores the sociological and social policy dimensions of the debate over ageing in the United Kingdom (UK). Chapters by different contributors cover a variety of topics, including: the growth of a retirement tradition in the 1950s and 1960s; older age and structured dependency; the cultural construction of ageing; the social and personal problems of widowhood; the economics of state pension funding; images of ageing in popular culture; and characteristics of the oldest old. (AKM).
Accession NumberCPA-900927001 B
ClassmarkBG: TM2

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