Ageing in Sub-Saharan Africa

Spaces and Practices of Care

Edited by Jaco Hoffman and Katrien Pype

Ageing in Sub-Saharan Africa

Edited by Jaco Hoffman and Katrien Pype

Distributed for Bristol University Press

224 pages | 2 halftones, 6 line art | 6 1/4 x 9 1/4 | © 2018
Paper $49.95 ISBN: 9781447325260 Published February 2018 For sale in North and South America only
Contents
Introduction: Spaces and practices of care for older persons in Sub-Saharan Africa - Jaco Hoffman and Katrien Pype

Will families in Ghana continue to care for older people? Logic and contradiction in policy - Sjaak van der Geest
Caring for people “without” value: movement, reciprocity and respect in Kinshasa’s retirement homes  - Katrien Pype
Older persons providing care for older persons in Tanzania: Against conventions – but accepted - Peter van Eeuwijk
Place matters. The home as a key site of old-age care in coastal Tanzania - Brigit Obrist
Care and identity in rural Malawi - Emily Freeman
Making sense of neglect in northwest Tanzania - Josien de Klerk
Negotiating care for older persons in South Africa: between the ideal and the pragmatics - Jaco Hoffman

Afterword: Discourses of care for older persons in Sub-Saharan Africa – towards Conceptual Development - Andries Baart.
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