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Ageing in the Mediterranean

English · Hardback

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This important and timely volume brings together a distinguished set of international scholars who provide rich information about the social, economic, political, and historical factors responsible for shaping ageing policy in the Mediterranean region.

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Introduction ~ Joseph Troisi and Hans-Joachim von Kondratowitz: Part one:Long term impact of social conceptions of ageing: Future of Demographic Regimes in South Mediterranean, Ageing and Other Implications ~ Youssef Courbage; Longevity, institutional context and family values in southern Europe ~ Pier Paolo Viazzo; Becoming Conscious of the whole Mediterranean: Old Cleavages and Recent Developments ~ Hans-Joachim von Kondratowitz: Part two: Social spectrum of ageing in the Mediterranean: The New Risk of Dependency in Old Age and (missed) Employment Opportunities. A discussion of the Southern European model in a Comparative Perspective ~ Barbara Da Roit, Amparo Gonzalez Ferrer, and Francisco Javier Moreno Fuentes; Ageing and Employment in the Mediterranean: Old and New Challenges in the Global Crisis ~ Annamaria Simonazzi and Fiorenza Deriu; The Present and Future Health Status of Older People in the Mediterranean Region ~ Judy Triantafillou and Elizabeth Mestheneos Part three: Transnational migration as important incentive for the ageing experience: Migration, Retirement and Transnationalism around the Mediterranean Countries ~ Claudine Attias-Donfut; Migrant Care Work for Elderly Households: Trends and Developments in Italy on the Background of Global Developments ~ Chiatti C., Di Rosa M., Barbabella F., Greco C., Melchiorre M.G., Principi A., Santini S., Lamura G; Part four: The Diversity of Ageing Experiences in the South-eastern Mediterranean: Aging in Israel: Caring for Frail Older Persons ~ Esther Iecovich; Ageing in Lebanon: Evidence and Challenges ~ Nabil Kronfol and Abla Mehio Sibai; Ageing in Place in the Maltese islands ~ Joseph Troisi; New Approaches to Familialism in the Management of Social Policy for Old Age: Lessons from the Recent Reforms in Long Term Care in Portugal ~ Alexandra Lopes; Ageing in Turkey - The Peter Pan Syndrome? ~ Arun Ozgur; Ageing in the Southern Shore of the Mediterranean: The Tunisian example ~ Radhouane Gouiaa; Conclusion ~ Joseph Troisi and Hans-Joachim von Kondratowitz.

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Joseph Troisi is professor of Social Gerontology and Director of the European Centre for Gerontology, University of Malta. He directs the International Institute on Ageing, United Nations-Malta and serves on a number of UN expert groups in the field of ageing. He is a member of the European Masters in Gerontology. Hans-Joachim von Kondratowitz is senior advisor/researcher at the German Centre of Gerontology (DZA) in Berlin, and affiliated lecturer at FU Berlin in the department of social and political sciences. He has wide international research experiences in social gerontology and life course research.

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This important and timely volume brings together a distinguished set of international scholars who provide rich information about the social, economic, political, and historical factors responsible for shaping ageing policy in the Mediterranean region.

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Authors Joseph Troisi
Assisted by Hans-Joachim Von Kondratowitz (Editor), Joseph Troisi (Editor), Joseph (European Centre of Gerontology Troisi (Editor), Hans-Joachim Von Kondratowitz (Editor), Hans-Joachim (German Centre of Gerontology and EBSSRS.) von Kondratowitz (Editor)
Publisher Policy Press
 
Languages English
Product format Hardback
Released 21.08.2013
 
EAN 9781447301066
ISBN 978-1-4473-0106-6
No. of pages 406
Dimensions 175 mm x 250 mm x 26 mm
Weight 879 g
Subjects Social sciences, law, business > Sociology > Sociological theories

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