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Forthcoming Age & Ageing Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Routledge Handbook of Cultural Gerontology

    Edited by Julia Twigg, Wendy Martin

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Later years are changing under the impact of demographic, social and cultural shifts. No longer confined to the sphere of social welfare, they are now studied within a wider cultural framework that encompasses new experiences and new modes of being. Drawing on influences from the arts and...

    To Be Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Aging in Contexts of Migration

    Edited by Ute Karl, Sandra Torres

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Population ageing and the globalisation of international migration are challenging the research agendas of social scientists around the world, and posing numerous challenges for policy makers and practitioners whose goal is to formulate and design high-quality and user-friendly policies and...

    To Be Published August 19th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Embodying Gender and Age in Speculative Fiction

    A Biopsychosocial Approach

    By Derek J. Thiess

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    Following scholarship on gender in science fiction, this book explores the limits of considering age as a social construction, positing that an acknowledgement of aged bodies necessarily changes the way we read both age and science fiction. The volume employs contemporary clinical psychology, the...

    To Be Published August 31st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Towards Human Rights in Residential Care for Older Persons

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Helen Meenan, Nicola Rees, Israel Doron

    People are leading significantly longer lives than previous generations did, and the proportion of older people in the population is growing. Residential care for older people will become increasingly necessary as our society ages and, we will require more of it. At this moment in time, the rights...

    To Be Published September 7th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Ageing Resource Communities

    New frontiers of rural population change, community development and voluntarism

    Edited by Mark Skinner, Neil Hanlon

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Throughout the world’s hinterland regions, people are growing old in resource-dependent communities that were neither originally designed nor presently equipped to support an ageing population. This book provides cutting edge theoretical and empirical insights into the new phenomenon resource...

    To Be Published September 14th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Transnational Aging

    Current Insights and Future Challenges

    Edited by Vincent Horn, Cornelia Schweppe

    Series: Routledge Research in Transnationalism

    This book focuses on the diverse interrelationships between aging and transnationalism. It argues that the lives of older people are increasingly entangled in transnational contexts on the social as well as the cultural, economic and political levels. Within these contexts, older people both...

    To Be Published September 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  7. Ageing, Wellbeing and Climate change in the Arctic

    An interdisciplinary analysis

    Edited by Päivi Naskali, Marjaana Seppänen, Shahnaj Begum

    Series: Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

    This book addresses the important intersection of ageing, wellbeing and climate change in the Arctic region, making a key interdisciplinary contribution to an area of research on which little has been written, and limited sources of information are currently available. Focusing on the social and...

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Aging in World History

    By David G. Troyansky

    Series: Themes in World History

    In Aging in World History, David G. Troyansky presents the first global history of aging. At a time when demographic aging has become a source of worldwide concern, and more people are reaching an advanced age than ever before, the history of old age helps us understand how we arrived at the...

    To Be Published October 16th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Ageing in Contemporary Fiction

    By Jago Morrison

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

    In recent years, ageing has become a major concern in literary studies, as critics engage with the implications of our radically changing demography. This path-breaking exploration of ageing in contemporary fiction from a well-known critic will be essential reading for academics and students...

    To Be Published November 1st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Ageing, Gender, and Illness in Anglophone Literature

    Narrating Age in the Bildungsroman

    By Heike Hartung

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    This study establishes age as a category of literary history, delineating age in its interaction with gender and narrative genre. Based on the historical premise that the view of ageing as a burden emerges as a specific narrative in the late eighteenth century, the study highlights how the changing...

    To Be Published December 1st 2015 by Routledge