Cloth $110.00 ISBN: 9781447314660 Published October 2014 For sale in North and South America only
Paper $45.95 ISBN: 9781447314677 Published October 2014 For sale in North and South America only

The New Science of Ageing

Edited by Alan Walker

Edited by Alan Walker

Distributed for Policy Press at the University of Bristol

344 pages | 6 x 9 | © 2014
Cloth $110.00 ISBN: 9781447314660 Published October 2014 For sale in North and South America only
Paper $45.95 ISBN: 9781447314677 Published October 2014 For sale in North and South America only
This volume represents the first truly multidisciplinary examination of aging. Its astonishing breadth takes in everything from basic cell biology to social participation in later life to representations of aging in the arts and literature. Drawing on the pioneering New Dynamics of Ageing Programme, the UK’s largest research effort in the field of aging, it explores how aging is changing and the ways that it can be altered to improve both the lives of the aging population and their place in—and contribution to—contemporary society.
Anthea Tinker, Kings College London

"This book contains some of the findings from the wide range of topics which were funded under the important NDA programme. They are a tribute to all the researchers involved."

Chris Phillipson, University of Manchester, UK

"An outstanding collection of studies drawn from a major international research programme. Provides a benchmark against which future research into ageing will be measured."

Contents

Towards a new science of ageing

~ Alan Walker

Understanding ageing: biological and social perspectives

 ~ Lynne S. Cox, Penelope A. Mason, Mark C. Bagley, David Steinsaltz, Aneta Stefanovska, Alan Bernjak, Peter V.E. McClintock, Anna C. Phillips, Jane Upton, Joanna E. Latimer and Terence Davis

Understanding and transforming ageing through the arts

 ~ Michael Murray, David Amigoni, Miriam Bernard, Amanda Crummett, Anna Goulding, Lucy Munro, Andrew Newman, Jill Rezzano, Michelle Rickett, Philip Tew and Lorna Warren

Maintaining health and well-being: overcoming barriers to healthy ageing

 ~ Sara Arber, Ann Bowling, Andrea Creech, Myanna Duncan, Anna Goulding, Diane Gyi, Susan Hallam, Cheryl Haslam, Aadil Kazi, Liz Lloyd, Janet Lord, MAP2030 team, Mike Murphy, Andrew Newman, Anna C. Phillips, Ricardo Twumasi and Jane Upton

Food environments: from home to hospital

~ Janice L. Thompson, Sheila Peace, Arlene Astell, Paula Moynihan and Alastair Macdonald

Participation and social connectivity

 ~ Penny Vera-Sanso, Armando Barrientos, Leela Damodaran, Kenneth Gilhooly, Anna Goulding, Catherine Hennessy, Robin Means, Michael Murray, Andrew Newman, Wendy Olphert, Jatinder Sandhu, Philip Tew, Janice L. Thompson, Christina Victor and Nigel Walford Irene di Giulio, Jane McCann, Martin Maguire, Sheila Peace and John Percival

Design for living in later life

 ~ Mike Timmins, Alastair Macdonald, Constantinos Maganaris, Cheryl Haslam, Diane Gyi, Eleanor van den Heuvel,

A new policy perspective on ageing

~ Alan Walker

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