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The Political Economy of Ageing and Later Life

The Political Economy of Ageing and Later Life

Elgar Research Reviews in Social and Political Science

Alan Walker and Liam Foster

This research review presents the most important and influential articles and papers on ageing and later life of the past half century. The authors examine policy creation and implementation, practice and critical gerontology including both feminist and international perspectives. This is a critical assembly of work and will be of immense assistance to anyone looking to understand the consequences of our ageing population on society.

About this Research Review

Alan Walker and Liam Foster

Subjects: economics and finance, welfare economics

About Elgar Research Reviews

Elgar Research Reviews consist of two principal components: a scholarly Review Article and a list of Recommended Readings.

The Review Article prepared by a leading scholar introduces the relevant field of academic study by making reference to the seminal and most transformative articles within that field. This piece sets in context the readings that follow, illustrating how they have shaped the scholarship and why they are important to the development of the field. The Recommended Readings have full references to facilitate further research.

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