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210 x 148mm 336pp
Social Policy of Old Age|
resource for researchers and students in a number of disciplines, and
at different levels, the book is a gold mine. It not only has scope and
vision, but the list of authors reads like a hall of fame in the worlds
of gerontology and the social policy of old age.'
Health Service Journal
'A fascinating compendium, jam-packed with information, analysis and
questioning on a wide variety of aspects of ageing ... an indispensable
Health and Social Care in the Community
Ageing and Society
'Invaluable to undergraduate and post-graduate specialist and non-specialist
students ... at a different level, the book is an extremely valuable resource
for all social policy academics, social workers and health and social
Policy of Old Age critically reviews social policy developments as
they have affected older people since the creation of the welfare state.
It covers traditional policy areas and emerging issues, and it offers
perspectives on how policy might develop to meet more successfully the
demands of an empowered older population.