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Older People in Modern Society By Anthea Tinker

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Older People in Modern Society by Anthea Tinker

Older People in Modern Society is an established classic text in its field and through subsequent editions its reputation and that of its author has grown. In this fourth and renamed edition, Anthea Tinker synthesises and discusses a wide range of literature about older people, drawing from fields such as medicine, sociology and social policy and using primary source material to illustrate the text. She also introduces a number of topics that have attained greater importance since publication of the third edition in 1992, for example, continuing care and the abuse of older people.



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'Students of social policy will welcome the fourth edition of Anthea Tinker's classic text...;It is a mine of useful detail and source material and covers housing, the financial and employment position of older people and the role of the family and community as well as the health and personal social services in supporting older people. New sections consider some of the main effects of the last government's health and social services reforms...;Importantly it places emphasis on the social contribution of older people...;It provides a balanced overview written in the finest traditions of academic social administration, of one of the most important contemporary policy areas and is an essential text for students from a wide range of disciplines.' Community Care

Table of Contents


Editor's preface
Author's preface to the fourth edition
Acknowledgements
List of abbreviations

Part One. The background
1. Introduction
2. A profile of older people
3. General review of the literature

Part Two. Needs and how they are met
4. A critical narrative of the main developments in services for older people
5. The financial and employment position
6. Health
7. Housing
8. Personal and other social services
9. Some groups with special needs
10. Community care - the family
11. Community care - support from the wider community

Part Three. Assessment
12. The contribution of older people
13. Some general problems
14. The topic in perspective

Part Four. Documents

Bibliography
Index

Additional information

GOR006129408
Older People in Modern Society by Anthea Tinker
Anthea Tinker
Longman Social Policy In Britain Series
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
1997-04-22
384
0582294886
9780582294882
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