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The Resource Ageing, meaning and social structure : connecting critical and humanistic gerontology, edited by Jan Baars, Joseph Dohmen, Amanda Grenier and Chris Phillipson

Ageing, meaning and social structure : connecting critical and humanistic gerontology, edited by Jan Baars, Joseph Dohmen, Amanda Grenier and Chris Phillipson

Label
Ageing, meaning and social structure : connecting critical and humanistic gerontology
Title
Ageing, meaning and social structure
Title remainder
connecting critical and humanistic gerontology
Statement of responsibility
edited by Jan Baars, Joseph Dohmen, Amanda Grenier and Chris Phillipson
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A wide range of contributors focus on major issues in ageing such as autonomy, agency, frailty, lifestyle, social isolation, dementia and professional challenges in social work and participatory research
Cataloging source
MHW
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Baars, Jan
  • Dohmen, Joseph
  • Grenier, Amanda
  • Phillipson, Chris
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aging
  • Gerontology
  • Aging
  • FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Aging
  • Gerontology
  • Aging
Label
Ageing, meaning and social structure : connecting critical and humanistic gerontology, edited by Jan Baars, Joseph Dohmen, Amanda Grenier and Chris Phillipson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Notes on contributors -- Acknowledgements -- 1. Introduction -- Critical gerontology as structural analysis -- Humanistic gerontology: articulations of interpersonal meaning in old age -- Critical and humanistic perspectives -- 2. Connecting meaning with social structure: theoretical foundations -- Introduction -- Meaning, independence and interdependence -- Roots of independence -- Another side of modernity -- Meanings in life and ageing -- Meaning, systemic worlds and life worlds -- Responses from critical gerontology: human rights and global change -- Conclusion: contingent and existential limitations -- 3. My own life: ethics, ageing and lifestyle -- Introduction -- From emancipation to life politics -- Recent moral philosophical reflections on life politics -- Ethics, ageing and lifestyle -- Conclusion -- 4. Rethinking agency in late life: structural and interpretive approaches1 -- Introduction -- The 'fourth age' defined -- Approaches to agency -- Interpretive and psycho-dynamic perspectives on ageing -- Reframing agency in the fourth age -- New approaches to agency in the fourth age -- Conclusion -- 5. Dementia: beyond structures of medicalisation and cultural neglect -- Introduction -- Beyond medicalisation: the 'Kitwood shift' -- Beyond Kitwood -- Beyond cultural neglect: dementia and citizenship -- Conclusion -- 6. Self-realisation and ageing: a spiritual perspective -- Introduction -- Individualisation, self-realisation and ageing in late modernity -- Self-realisation and the self -- Sprituality and self-realisation in later life -- Ageing and spiritual development -- Discussion: the merits of the spiritual perspective in relation to self-realisation -- Conclusion -- 7. Social ability or social frailty? The balance between autonomy and connectedness in the lives of older people -- Introduction
  • Meaning of personal relationships -- Social relationships in a late modern society -- Loneliness, social isolation and social exclusion -- Social networks of older adults -- Changes in the network -- Life events -- Personal competencies -- Social ability and personal competencies of older adults -- Ageing well -- Conclusion -- 8. Critical perspectives on social work with older people -- Introduction -- Challenges in contemporary social work practice with older people -- Current trends in service provision -- Developing critical perspectives -- Conclusion -- 9. Community-based participatory action research: opportunities and challenges for critical gerontology -- Introduction -- CALL-ME project -- Politics of participation -- Em-power-ment, the subject and space -- Reflexivity and the production of knowledge -- Reflections -- 10. Commentary: contingent ageing, naturalisation and some rays of intellectual hope -- Introduction -- Contingent and existential ageing -- Theory and practice -- Index
Control code
ocn843640180
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vii, 205 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781447300908
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9781447300908
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt8hhffp
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)843640180
Label
Ageing, meaning and social structure : connecting critical and humanistic gerontology, edited by Jan Baars, Joseph Dohmen, Amanda Grenier and Chris Phillipson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Notes on contributors -- Acknowledgements -- 1. Introduction -- Critical gerontology as structural analysis -- Humanistic gerontology: articulations of interpersonal meaning in old age -- Critical and humanistic perspectives -- 2. Connecting meaning with social structure: theoretical foundations -- Introduction -- Meaning, independence and interdependence -- Roots of independence -- Another side of modernity -- Meanings in life and ageing -- Meaning, systemic worlds and life worlds -- Responses from critical gerontology: human rights and global change -- Conclusion: contingent and existential limitations -- 3. My own life: ethics, ageing and lifestyle -- Introduction -- From emancipation to life politics -- Recent moral philosophical reflections on life politics -- Ethics, ageing and lifestyle -- Conclusion -- 4. Rethinking agency in late life: structural and interpretive approaches1 -- Introduction -- The 'fourth age' defined -- Approaches to agency -- Interpretive and psycho-dynamic perspectives on ageing -- Reframing agency in the fourth age -- New approaches to agency in the fourth age -- Conclusion -- 5. Dementia: beyond structures of medicalisation and cultural neglect -- Introduction -- Beyond medicalisation: the 'Kitwood shift' -- Beyond Kitwood -- Beyond cultural neglect: dementia and citizenship -- Conclusion -- 6. Self-realisation and ageing: a spiritual perspective -- Introduction -- Individualisation, self-realisation and ageing in late modernity -- Self-realisation and the self -- Sprituality and self-realisation in later life -- Ageing and spiritual development -- Discussion: the merits of the spiritual perspective in relation to self-realisation -- Conclusion -- 7. Social ability or social frailty? The balance between autonomy and connectedness in the lives of older people -- Introduction
  • Meaning of personal relationships -- Social relationships in a late modern society -- Loneliness, social isolation and social exclusion -- Social networks of older adults -- Changes in the network -- Life events -- Personal competencies -- Social ability and personal competencies of older adults -- Ageing well -- Conclusion -- 8. Critical perspectives on social work with older people -- Introduction -- Challenges in contemporary social work practice with older people -- Current trends in service provision -- Developing critical perspectives -- Conclusion -- 9. Community-based participatory action research: opportunities and challenges for critical gerontology -- Introduction -- CALL-ME project -- Politics of participation -- Em-power-ment, the subject and space -- Reflexivity and the production of knowledge -- Reflections -- 10. Commentary: contingent ageing, naturalisation and some rays of intellectual hope -- Introduction -- Contingent and existential ageing -- Theory and practice -- Index
Control code
ocn843640180
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vii, 205 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781447300908
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9781447300908
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt8hhffp
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)843640180

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