Age-Friendly Cities and Communities: A Global Perspective (Paperback)

Age-Friendly Cities and Communities: A Global Perspective By Tine Buffel (Editor), Sophie Handler (Editor), Chris Phillipson (Editor) Cover Image

Age-Friendly Cities and Communities: A Global Perspective (Paperback)

By Tine Buffel (Editor), Sophie Handler (Editor), Chris Phillipson (Editor)

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As the drive towards creating age-friendly cities grows, this important book provides a comprehensive survey of theories and policies aimed at improving the quality of life of older people living in urban areas. Part of the Ageing in a Global Context series, Age-friendly Cities and Communities gathers critical assessments from leading international researchers of the problems and potentials of designing environments that benefit citizens of all ages. The authors consider how cities respond to aging populations, their strategies for developing age-friendly communities, and the extent to which older people themselves can be involved in the co-production of advantageous policies and practices.
 
Chris Phillipson is professor of sociology and social gerontology at the University of Manchester.
Product Details ISBN: 9781447331346
ISBN-10: 1447331346
Publisher: Policy Press
Publication Date: March 1st, 2019
Pages: 276
Language: English