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Call for Papers for the IJAL Special Issue “Ageing with Digital Technologies: From Theory to Agency and Practice”

Deadline - August 31, 2020Guest Edited by Magdelane Kania-Lundholm (Dalarna University College, Sweden) & Helen Manchester (University of Bristol, UK)Scholars agree that information technologies, digital devices and mediated systems of communication have profoundly shaped societies on all levels and later life is no exception. However, to date, the majority of scholarship addressing old age and digital technologies has focused either on issues pertaining to inequalities and digital divides or…
Guest Edited by Magdelane Kania-Lundholm (Dalarna University College, Sweden) & Helen Manchester (University of Bristol, UK) (2021).Call for Papers for the IJAL Special Issue “Ageing with Digital Technologies: From Theory to Agency and Practice”. International Journal of Ageing and Later Life . ():

CfP for a Research Topic in Frontiers in Sociology: New Pathways in Retirement Research: Innovative Perspectives on Social Inequalities and the Distribution of Transitional Risks

Conference/Meeting - New Pathways in Retirement Research: Innovative Perspectives on Social Inequalities and the Distribution of Transitional Risks (Research Topic)Deadline - July 31, 2020Editors: Anna Wanka, Moritz Hess, David Lain  About this Research Topic The transition from work to retirement remains one of the major turning points within an individual's life course, as it entails a variety of significant changes. Income and occupational prestige may decrease, but so does work-related stress; similarly, work-related social networks may loosen, but private…
Editors: Anna Wanka, Moritz Hess, David Lain ().CfP for a Research Topic in Frontiers in Sociology: New Pathways in Retirement Research: Innovative Perspectives on Social Inequalities and the Distribution of Transitional Risks. Frontiers in Sociology. ():

CfP: Contemporary Perspectives in Family Research – Annual Volume on “Aging and the Family: Understanding Changes in Structural and Relationship Dynamics”

Conference/Meeting - Contemporary Perspectives in Family Research's annual volume on "Aging and the Family: Understanding Changes in Structural and Relationship Dynamics."  Patricia Neff Claster & Sampson Lee Blair (editors)Contemporary Perspectives in Family Research is an annual volume which publishes cutting-edge family research.   The 2020 volume of CPFR will focus on the theme of "Aging and the Family: Understanding Changes in Structural and Relationship Dynamics."  We are interested in a wide variety of topics related to aging and family issues, and…
Patricia Neff Claster & Sampson Lee Blair (editors) (2020).CfP: Contemporary Perspectives in Family Research – Annual Volume on “Aging and the Family: Understanding Changes in Structural and Relationship Dynamics”, : Emerald

CfP: Special Issue in Gérontologie et société “Older people and the end-of-life”

Conference/Meeting - Special Issue in Gérontologie et société "Older people and the end-of-life" Deadline - December 09, 2019Coordinators of this issue: Frédéric BALARD, Pierre MOULIN and Cherry SCHRECKER Chief editors: Frédéric BALARD and Aline CORVOL Editorial committee: Pascal ANTOINE, Frédéric BALARD, Pascale BREUIL, Catherine CALECA, Arnaud CAMPÉON, Christophe CAPUANO, Aline CHAMAHIAN, Aline CORVOL, Olivier DUPONT, Roméo FONTAINE, Agathe GESTIN, Fabrice GZIL, Dominique KERN, Pascal LAMBERT, Sylvie MOISDON-CHATAIGNER, Bertrand PAUGET, Sophie PENNEC, Bertrand QUENTIN, Alain ROZENKIER, Dominique SOMME, Benoît VERDON Editorial coordination: Hélène TROUVÉ and Valérie ZILLIQuestions related to the end-of-life have given rise to numerous articles in scientific reviews and to extended ethical, legal and political debates. The aim of this special issue is to problematize this vast subject in the area of gerontology. We would like to consider this question from two points of…
Coordinators of this issue: Frédéric BALARD, Pierre MOULIN and Cherry SCHRECKER Chief editors: Frédéric BALARD and Aline CORVOL Editorial committee: Pascal ANTOINE, Frédéric BALARD, Pascale BREUIL, Catherine CALECA, Arnaud CAMPÉON, Christophe CAPUANO, Aline CHAMAHIAN, Aline CORVOL, Olivier DUPONT, Roméo FONTAINE, Agathe GESTIN, Fabrice GZIL, Dominique KERN, Pascal LAMBERT, Sylvie MOISDON-CHATAIGNER, Bertrand PAUGET, Sophie PENNEC, Bertrand QUENTIN, Alain ROZENKIER, Dominique SOMME, Benoît VERDON Editorial coordination: Hélène TROUVÉ and Valérie ZILLI (2021).CfP: Special Issue in Gérontologie et société “Older people and the end-of-life”. Gérontologie et société . ():

Selected Contemporary Challenges of Ageing Policy

Łukasz Tomczyk, Andrzej Klimczuk, Ruta Braziene, Giovanna Del Gobbo, Glenda Galeotti, Gilda Esposito, Angelika Felska, Jaroslava Hasmanová Marhánková, Valentina Hlebec, Tatjana Rakar, Krystyna Kamińska, Magdalena Leszko, Beata Bugajska, Liga Rasnača, Endija Rezgale-Straidoma, Doga B. Sariipek, Seyran G. Çuhadar, Erik Selecký This volume-"Selected Contemporary Challenges of Aging Policy"-is the most international of all published monographs from the series "Czech-Polish-Slovak Studies in Andragogy and Social Gerontology." Among the scholars trying to grasp the nuances and trends of social policy, there are diverse perspectives, resulting not only from the extensive knowledge of the…
Łukasz Tomczyk, Andrzej Klimczuk, Ruta Braziene, Giovanna Del Gobbo, Glenda Galeotti, Gilda Esposito, Angelika Felska, Jaroslava Hasmanová Marhánková, Valentina Hlebec, Tatjana Rakar, Krystyna Kamińska, Magdalena Leszko, Beata Bugajska, Liga Rasnača, Endija Rezgale-Straidoma, Doga B. Sariipek, Seyran G. Çuhadar, Erik Selecký (2017).Selected Contemporary Challenges of Ageing Policy, Kraków: Uniwersytet Pedagogiczny w Krakowie

Generations, intergenerational relationships, generational policy: A multilingual compendium – Edition 2017

Kurt Lüscher, Andreas Hoff, Andrzej Klimczuk, Giovanni Lamura, Marta Renzi, Paulo de Salles Oliveira, Mariano Sánchez, Gil Viry, Eric Widmer, Ágnes Neményi, Enikő Veress, Cecilia Bjursell, Ann-Kristin Boström, Gražina Rapolienė, Sarmitė Mikulionienė, Sema Oğlak, Ayşe Canatan, Ana Vujović, Ajda Svetelšek, Nedim Gavranović, Olga Ivashchenko, Valentina Shipovskaya, Qing Lin, Xiying WangThe members of the International Network for the Analysis of Intergenerational Relations (Generationes) proudly present the most recent issue of the jointly produced compendium "Generations, Intergenerational Relations and Generational Policy". This new version includes 17 languages: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Polish, Portuguese, Swedish, Hungarian, Turkish, Romanian, Lithuanian, Slovenian (new),…
Kurt Lüscher, Andreas Hoff, Andrzej Klimczuk, Giovanni Lamura, Marta Renzi, Paulo de Salles Oliveira, Mariano Sánchez, Gil Viry, Eric Widmer, Ágnes Neményi, Enikő Veress, Cecilia Bjursell, Ann-Kristin Boström, Gražina Rapolienė, Sarmitė Mikulionienė, Sema Oğlak, Ayşe Canatan, Ana Vujović, Ajda Svetelšek, Nedim Gavranović, Olga Ivashchenko, Valentina Shipovskaya, Qing Lin, Xiying Wang (2017).Generations, intergenerational relationships, generational policy: A multilingual compendium – Edition 2017, Konstanz: Universität Konstanz

The 2016 Edition – Compendium: Generations, Intergenerational Relations and Generational Policy

Kurt Lüscher, Andreas Hoff, Andrzej Klimczuk, Giovanni Lamura, Marta Renzi, Paulo de Salles Oliveira, Mariano Sánchez, Gil Viry, Eric Widmer, Ágnes Neményi, Enikő Veress, Cecilia Bjursell, Ann-Kristin Boström, Gražina Rapolienė, Sarmitė Mikulionienė, Sema Oğlak, Ayşe CanatanThe members of the International Network for the Analysis of Intergenerational Relations (Generationes) proudly present the most recent issue of the jointly produced compendium "Generations, Intergenerational Relations and Generational Policy".   This new version includes 12 languages: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Polish, Portuguese, Swedish (new), Hungarian (new), Turkish (new),…
Kurt Lüscher, Andreas Hoff, Andrzej Klimczuk, Giovanni Lamura, Marta Renzi, Paulo de Salles Oliveira, Mariano Sánchez, Gil Viry, Eric Widmer, Ágnes Neményi, Enikő Veress, Cecilia Bjursell, Ann-Kristin Boström, Gražina Rapolienė, Sarmitė Mikulionienė, Sema Oğlak, Ayşe Canatan (2016).The 2016 Edition – Compendium: Generations, Intergenerational Relations and Generational Policy, Konstanz: Universität Konstanz

New book – Economic Foundations for Creative Ageing Policy, Volume II

Andrzej KlimczukThis book shows that global population ageing is an opportunity to improve the quality of human life rather than a threat to economic competitiveness and stability. It describes the concept of the creative ageing policy as a mix of the silver economy, the creative economy, and the social and solidarity…
Andrzej Klimczuk (2017).New book – Economic Foundations for Creative Ageing Policy, Volume II, New York: Palgrave Macmillan

Routledge Handbook of Cultural Gerontology

Professor Julia Twigg (University of Kent) and Dr Wendy Martin (Brunel University London) Later years are changing under the impact of demographic, social and cultural shifts. No longer confined to the sphere of social welfare, they are now studied within a wider cultural framework that encompasses new experiences and new modes of being. Drawing on influences from the arts and humanities, and deploying…
Professor Julia Twigg (University of Kent) and Dr Wendy Martin (Brunel University London) (2015).Routledge Handbook of Cultural Gerontology, Abingdon: Routledge

Money and Later Life

Price, Debora and Livsey, Lynne As theorists emphasize the role of consumption and identity in daily practices and present new conceptualisations of later life as situated within cultural generational fields, this chapter examines how cultural gerontology informs our understanding of money and later life.  New modes of governing ageing populations rely on cultural change, expecting…
Price, Debora and Livsey, Lynne , (2015).'Money and Later Life', in Julia Twigg, Wendy Martin (Eds) Routledge Handbook of Cultural Gerontology, Abingdon: Routledge, pp.305-312