Social policies for old age a review of social provision for old age in Great Britain. by Barbara Estelle Shenfield

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SeriesInternational library of sociology and social reconstruction, International library of sociology and social reconstruction (Routledge & Kegan Paul)
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Pagination236 p.
Number of Pages236
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This book is intended to make a general review, in the light of the considerable literature of research and discussion now available, of the foundations of present-day social policies for old age; and to examine some of the perplexing open questions which those policies expose.

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ISBN | Book Description. First published in Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. This groundbreaking book provides comprehensive treatment of the political economy of aging by a scholar widely credited as the founder and key thinker of this field in the US and internationally.

The body of work presented in this volume, in developing this critical perspective, aims to contribute to the understanding of old age and aging in the context of problems and issues of the larger.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint of the ed. published by Routledge and Paul, London, in series: International library of sociology and social reconstruction. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Shenfield, Barbara Estelle.

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