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Age-friendly cities and communities, a global perspective, edited by Tine Buffel, Sophie Handler and Chris Phillipson - hbk

This important book provides a comprehensive survey of different strategies for developing age-friendly communities, and the extent to which older people themselves can be involved in the co-production of age-friendly policies and practices
Table Of Contents
1. Introduction / Tine Buffel, Sophie Handler, Chris Phillipson -- 2. The development of age-friendly cities and communities / Samuèle Rémillard-Boilard -- 3. Neighbourhood change, social inequalities and age-friendly communities / Fleur Thomése, Tine Buffel, Chris Phillipson -- 4. Addressing erasure, microfication and social change : age-friendly initiatives and environmental gerontology in the 21st century / Jessica A. Kelley, Dale Dannefer, Luma Issa Al Masarweh -- 5. Age and gentrification in Berlin : urban ageing policy and the experiences of disadvantaged older people / Meredith Dale, Josefine Heusinger, Birgit Wolter -- 6. Towards an 'active caring community' in Brussels / An-Sofie Smetcoren ... [et al.] -- 7. Exploring the age-friendliness of Hong Kong : opportunities, initiatives and challenges in an ageing Asian city / David R. Phillips ... [et al.] -- 8. Creating an age-friendly county in Ireland : stakeholders' perspectives on implementation / Bernard McDonald, Thomas Scharf, Kieran Walsh -- 9. Implementing age-friendly cities in Australia / Hal Kendig, Cathy Gong, Lisa Cannon -- 10. From representation to active ageing in a Manchester neighbourhood : designing the age-friendly city / Stefan White, Mark Hammond -- 11. Alternative age-friendly initiatives : redefining age-friendly design / Sophie Handler -- 12. Developing age-friendly policies for cities : strategies, challenges, and reflections / Paul McGarry -- 13. The age-friendly community : a test for inclusivity / Sheila Peace ... [et al.] -- 14. Age-friendly cities and communities : a manifesto for change / Tine Buffel, Sophie Handler, Chris Phillipson
Literary Form
non fiction
Physical Description
xii, 300 pages, ill., 24 cm.

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