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    • Domínguez-Rué, Emma; Nierling, Linda (2016-01-15)
      The booming increase of the senior population has become a social phenomenon and a challenge to our societies, and technological advances have undoubtedly contributed to improve the lives of elderly citizens in numerous ...
    • Laceulle, Hanne (2018-04-30)
      Dominant cultural narratives about later life dismiss the value senior citizens hold for society. In her cultural-philosophical critique, Hanne Laceulle outlines counter narratives that acknowledge both potentials and ...
    • Chivers, Sally; Kriebernegg, Ulla (2017-11-01)
      Institutional care for seniors offers a cultural repository for fears and hopes about an aging population. Although enormous changes have occurred in how institutional care is structured, the legacies of the poor house ...
    • Ní Léime, Áine; Ogg, Jim; Rašticová, Martina; Street, Debra; Krekula, Clary; Bédiová, Monika; Madero-Cabib, Ignacio (2020)
      This open access book addresses the current debate on extended working life policy by considering the influence of gender and health on the experiences of older workers. Bringing together an international team of scholars, ...
    • Vogel, Claudia; Wettstein, Markus; Tesch-Römer, Clemens (2019)
      Das vorliegende Open Access-Buch stellt einen wesentlichen Beitrag zur längsschnittlichen Sozialberichterstattung zum Thema Altern und Geschlecht und zur sozial- und verhaltenswissenschaftlichen Alternsforschung dar. Auf ...
    • Chatterjee, Prasun (2019)
      This open access book takes a multidisciplinary approach to provide a holistic understanding of late old age, and situates the aged person within the context of family, caregivers, clinical and other institutions. All ...
    • Schneider, Norbert F.; Mergenthaler, Andreas; Staudinger, Ursula M.; Sackreuther, Ines (2014)
      Older people today find themselves in a more favourable life situation than previous generations: Many of them have a high standard of living, a high level of education and good health. In view of this potential, the ...